Comparison of two in vitro models to assess the impact of environmentail pollutant exposures on respiratory cells

August 31, 2011

August 28-31, 2011; Poster #P1362

Charles Persoz 1, Christopher Leleu 2, Sophie Achard 1, Isabelle Momas 1, Nathalie Seta 1

1 Laboratoire de Santé Publique et Environnement, EA 4064. Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France
2 Laboratoire de Parasitologie-Mycologie, EA 3520, Université Paris-Diderot, Paris, France


The aim of this poster is to compare two in vitro approaches. Human alveolar epithelial cells (A549) were exposed at the Liquid-Liquid or Air-Liquid interface to various concentrations of Formaldehyde. The results are shown in IL-6, IL-8, MCP-1 and mitochondial activity assay.

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