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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schober, W; Lubitz, S; Belloni, B; Gebauer, G; Lintelmann, J; Matuschek, G; Weichenmeier, I; Eberlein-König, B; Buters, J; Behrendt, H 
Title:
Environmental polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) enhance allergic inflammation by acting on human basophils. 
Abstract:
Diesel exhaust particles (DEPs) have been implicated in the worldwide increased incidence of allergic airway diseases over the past century. There is growing evidence that DEP-associated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) participate in the development and maintenance of immunoglobulin (Ig) E-mediated allergic diseases. To address this issue we investigated the impact of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) priority PAHs as well as of PAH-containing airborne extracts on antigen-induce...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Inhal Toxicol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
19 Suppl 1 
Pages contribution:
151-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0895-8378 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie ; Institut für Molekulare Allergologie und Umweltforschung