J-GLOBAL ID:200904084005685158  Research Project code:0150001078 Update date:Nov. 30, 2004

Effects of particulate substances on the respiratory system

Study period:2000 - 2006
Organization (1):
Investigating Researcher (1):
Research overview:
This study was designed to find some of the most sensitive biological indicators for the detection of particle-induced changes in alveolar macrophages, lung epithelial cells and endothelial cells. cDNA array and subtraction-based PCR were used for this purpose.
Keywords (4):
respiratory system ,  inflammatory indicator ,  gene expression ,  alveolar macrophage
Research program: Ordinary Research
Ministry with control over the research :
Ministry of the Environment
Organization with control over the research:
National Institute for Environmental Studies
Research budget: 2004: \10,000,000

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