Acute nasal pro-inflammatory response to air pollution depends on characteristics other than particle mass concentration or oxidative potential: the RAPTES project

Maaike Steenhof, Ian S Mudway, Ilse Gosens, Gerard Hoek, Krystal J Godri, Frank J Kelly, Roy M Harrison, Raymond H H Pieters, Flemming R Cassee, Erik Lebret, Bert A Brunekreef, Maciej Strak, Nicole A H Janssen

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Abstract

To investigate which air pollution characteristics are associated with biomarkers for acute nasal airway inflammation in healthy subjects. We hypothesised that associations would be strongest for oxidative potential (OP) of particles.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)341-8
Number of pages8
JournalOccupational & Environmental Medicine
Volume70
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2013

Keywords

  • Air Pollution
  • Endotoxins
  • Young Adult
  • Humans
  • Air Pollutants
  • Interleukins
  • Rhinitis
  • Exercise
  • Inflammation
  • Oxidation-Reduction
  • Nitric Oxide
  • Lactoferrin
  • Carbon
  • Inhalation Exposure
  • Oxidative Stress
  • Adult
  • Particulate Matter
  • Proteins
  • Inflammation Mediators
  • Netherlands
  • Male
  • Biological Markers
  • Female

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