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Increased monocyte actin polymerization in rat blood after intratracheal instillation of air pollution particles.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Biorheology
Publication Date
Volume
51
Issue
4-5
Pages
329–338
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3233/BIR-14027
PMID: 25313190
Source
Medline
Keywords
  • Particles
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cytoskeleton
  • Leukocyte
  • Neutrophil

Abstract

Intratracheal instillation of air pollution particles resulted in an increase in blood monocyte actin polymerisation, which may cause trapping of monocytes. This could be a mechanism by which exposure to air pollution increases the risk of cardiovascular disease.

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