Isolation and cultivation of lung epithelial type 2 cells. The effect of cadmium

Z. Kováčiková, E. Tátrai

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The effects of cadmium exposure on rat lung type 2 cells were evaluated by morphological and biochemical examinations. The results showed dose dependent reduction in the marker enzyme (alkaline phosphatase), changes in cell membranes and in the antioxidant status.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-79
Number of pages5
JournalGeneral physiology and biophysics
Issue numberSPEC. ISS.
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1999



  • Alkaline phosphatase
  • Cadmium
  • In vitro antioxidant status
  • Type 2 pneumocytes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Physiology

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