CORESTA Congress, Edinburgh, 2010, SSPTPOST 19
Bronchial epithelial cell (NCI-H292) response to cigarette smoke total particulate matter (TPM): Development and utilisation of a simple cell culture model of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
British American Tobacco, Group R&D, Southampton, UK
COPD is a complex and multifaceted condition that can be caused by cigarette smoking. In smokers, chronic exposure can lead to the development of COPD specific pathologies such as emphysema, small airway disease and mucus hyper-secretion. On a...