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Oxidative potential of smoke from burning wood and mixed biomass fuels.

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More than half the world's population still rely on burning biomass fuels to heat and light their homes and cook food. Household air pollution, a common component of which is inhalable particulate matter (PM), emitted from biomass burning is associated with increased vulnerability to respiratory infection and an enhanced risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In the light of an emerging hypothesis linking chronic PM exposure during childhood and increased vulnerability to r...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Journal:
Free radical research
Volume:
47
Issue:
10
Pages:
829-835
Publication date:
2013-10-05
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EISSN:
1029-2470
ISSN:
1071-5762
URN:
uuid:c93d6950-bf2d-461c-809b-336a493a7555
Source identifiers:
418521
Local pid:
pubs:418521

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