Exposure to Air Pollution Exacerbates Inflammation in Rats with Preexisting COPD
The effect of PM2.5 on oxidative stress in rats with COPD. (a) The levels of MDA and T-SOD in the serum and BALF of rats in each group. (b) Protein expression levels of Nrf-2 and HO-1 in the lung measured by Western blotting. MDA: malondialdehyde; T-SOD: total superoxide dismutase; Nrf-2: nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2; HO-1: heme oxygenase-1. The data are expressed as the ().,.
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