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

Authors
  • Adams, Rachel A
  • Al-Mosawi, Ameena
  • Bérubé, Kelly
  • Jones, Tim
  • Higgins, Timothy
  • Evans, Shelley-Ann
Type
Published Article
Journal
Biorheology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
51
Issue
4-5
Pages
329–338
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3233/BIR-14027
PMID: 25313190
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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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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