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Genes involved in inflammatory responses following exposure to cigarette smoke in normal human bronchial epithelial (NHBE) cells
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Bronchial epithelium is frequently exposed to air pollutants. Hence, it has been hypothesized that these cells elicit inflammatory responses as the first element in pulmonary defense. The purpose of this study is to evaluate changes in mRNA levels of...