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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 734137, 15 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/734137
Research Article

The CULTEX RFS: A Comprehensive Technical Approach for the In Vitro Exposure of Airway Epithelial Cells to the Particulate Matter at the Air-Liquid Interface

1Cultex Laboratories GmbH, Feodor-Lynen-Straße 21, 30625 Hannover, Germany
2Halter Engineering GmbH, Huebstraße 16, 9100 Herisau, Switzerland
3Von der Hardt 16, 57392 Oberkirchen, Germany

Received 8 October 2012; Revised 23 November 2012; Accepted 16 December 2012

Academic Editor: Abderrahim Nemmar

Copyright © 2013 Michaela Aufderheide et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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