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MACROPHAGE INVOLVMENT IN ACTINIDE-INDUCED LUNG DISEASE

Objective


The effects of alpha emitting transuranic nuclides on the alveolar macrophage, and the use of this cell as a marker for investigating early radiation effects on the lung, have been studied. This work is extended to the lung epithelial cells.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA)
Address
Harwell Laboratory
OX11 0RA Didcot
United Kingdom