oa South African Medical Journal - Aluminium and rat lungs - the in vivo effect of small doses on the cytochrome c-oxidase activity and total fibrosis produced by quartz dust
|Article Title||Aluminium and rat lungs - the in vivo effect of small doses on the cytochrome c-oxidase activity and total fibrosis produced by quartz dust|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 MRC-Tissue Damage and Cell Metabolism Research Unit, Department of Physiology, University of Stellenbosch|
|Publication Date||Apr 1972|
|Pages||424 - 426|
|Keyword(s)||Aluminium, Animal study, Cytochrome c-oxidase activity, In vivo effect, Occupational health, Pulmonology, Quartz dust, Rat lung and Total fibrosis|
Five groups of 20 animals were intratracheally injected with one of the following suspensions in 1 ml isotonic-saline: 50 mg quartz, 50 mg quartz + 2,5 mg aluminium, 50 mg quartz + 5,0 mg aluminium, 50 mg quartz + 10,0 mg aluminium and 50 mg aluminium.
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