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Environment, Health and Safety Research

An exploratory study investigating the physicochemical characteristics of ambient air particles responsible for the dysregulation of pulmonary genes

Project Information

Principal Investigator
InstitutionCardiff University
Project URLView
Relevance to ImplicationsHigh
Class of NanomaterialIncidental Nanomaterials
Impact SectorHuman Health
Broad Research Categories Exposure
NNI identifier

Funding Information

Anticipated Total Funding$230,788.00
Annual Funding$230,788.00
Funding SourceNERC
Funding Mechanism
Funding SectorGovernment
Start Year2007
Anticipated End Year2008


The effects of particles of different size and chemical constitution sampled from urban and rural environments on human tissue cultured in the laboratory