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PMID 28747957

Abstract

Airway epithelial cells are the first line of defense, against pathogens and environmental pollutants, in the lungs. Cellular stress by cadmium (Cd), resulting in airway inflammation, is assumed to be directly involved in tissue injury, linked to the development of lung cancer, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We had earlier shown that We first checked the anatomical distribution of ACN9 was localized in lymphoid, and epithelial cells, of human lung tissues. Our findings suggest, that