Upregulation of pirin expression by chronic cigarette smoking is associated with bronchial epithelial cell apoptosis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bronchi
  • Carrier Proteins
  • Epithelial Cells
  • Nuclear Proteins
  • Smoking
  • Tars

abstract

  • These observations suggest that up-regulation of pirin may represent one mechanism by which cigarette smoke induces apoptosis in the airway epithelium, an observation that has implications for the pathogenesis of cigarette smoke-induced diseases.

publication date

  • February 8, 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC1805431

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/1465-9921-8-10

PubMed ID

  • 17288615

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 10

volume

  • 8