Experientia

, Volume 40, Issue 7, pp 736–737 | Cite as

Collagenolytic activity from circulating polymorphonuclear leucocytes of patients with asbestosis

  • I. Lemaire
  • C. Grondin
  • R. Bégin
Short Communications Immunology
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Summary

Levels of collagenolytic activity produced by circulating polymorphonuclear leucocytes (PMN) of patients exposed to asbestos and patients with asbestosis were found to be similar to those of normal controls.

Keywords

Normal Control Asbestos Polymorphonuclear Leucocyte Asbestosis Collagenolytic Activity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Lemaire
    • 1
  • C. Grondin
    • 1
  • R. Bégin
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de physiologie cellulaire, Unité de recherche pulmonaire, Faculté de médecineUniversité de SherbrookeSherbrookeCanada

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