Published in Heart Disease Weekly, July 2nd, 2006
Researchers in Germany report, "Exposure to ambient particulate matter (PM) has been reported to be associated with increased respiratory, cardiovascular, and malignant lung disease. Previously we have shown that PM can induce oxidative DNA damage in A549 human lung epithelial cells."
T.M. Shi and colleagues at University of Dusseldorf wrote, "The aims of the present study were to investigate the variability of the DNA-damaging properties of PM...
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