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[Role of calcium activated-potassium channels in the injury to rat alveolar macrophages induced by quartz].

Authors
  • Li, Jun
  • Sun, Jingzhi
  • Yang, Li
  • Zhao, Jing
  • Wang, Zhenglun
  • Yang, Lei
Type
Published Article
Journal
Zhonghua lao dong wei sheng zhi ye bing za zhi = Zhonghua laodong weisheng zhiyebing zazhi = Chinese journal of industrial hygiene and occupational diseases
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
32
Issue
1
Pages
27–31
Identifiers
PMID: 24428987
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Blocking calcium-activated potassium channels (KCa) could reduce cell membrane damage as well as IL-1β and TNF-α release induced by crystal quartz in the rat alveolar macrophages cell line in vitro, which might serve as a signal in the early regulation of inflammatory responses by quartz.

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