Exposure to Air Pollution Exacerbates Inflammation in Rats with Preexisting COPD
The effect of PM2.5 on protease-antiprotease imbalance in rats with COPD. Level of MMP-9, MMP-12, and TIMP-1 in the BALF of rats in each group. MMP-9: matrix mettaloproteinase-9; TIMP-1: tissue inhibitors of metalloproteases-1. The data are expressed as the ().,.
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