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Type: Journal Article
Author(s): M. Ian Gilmour; Yong Ho Kim; Michael D. Hays
Publication Date: 2015

The article focuses on chemistry and toxicity of emissions generated from diesel and biomass combustion. Topics discussed include concerns pertaining to air quality of different urban areas across the globe, association of long-term exposure to particulate matter (PM) with diseases like lung cancer, examples of impact of exposure to combustion-derived PM on health and analysis of PM generated by diesel engine exhaust.

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Citation: Gilmour, M.Ian; Kim, Yong Ho; Hays, Michael D. 2015. Comparative chemistry and toxicity of diesel and biomass combustion emissions. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 407(20):5869-5875.

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  • aerosols
  • biomass burning
  • biomass combustion
  • chemistry
  • DEP - diesel engine exhaust
  • lung inflammation
  • organic compounds
  • PM - particulate matter
  • toxicity
  • wildfires
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