Cellular responses of primary human bronchial epithelial cells to whole cigarette smoke exposure

March 10, 2008

Vol 177 (Abstracts Issue): pA199 (2008)

Chalupowicz, D.G., Frankowski, R., Sanchez, Y., Kou, J., Barnette, M., and Walsh, P.T.


Primary human bronchial epithelial cells were exposed in a single and repeated whole smoke situation. The cells were analysed for changes in gene expression (RT-PCR) and cell viability was confirmed using the MTT assay and release of IL-1, IL-6 and IL-8.

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