CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 50 (also presented at TSRC 2019)
Altered lung barrier function is a physiologically-relevant biomarker of potential harm
RAI Services Company, Winston Salem, NC, U.S.A.
Cigarette smoking is a major risk factor for diseases including cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). One of the key functions of lung epithelial cells is to serve as a physical barrier against insults...