Environ Pollut 2021 Jul 21;288:117808. Epub 2021 Jul 21.
Centre for Advanced Innovative Technologies, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, 708 00, Ostrava-Poruba, Czech Republic; Faculty of Materials Science and Technology, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava, 708 00, Ostrava, Czech Republic.
Exposure to particulate air pollution has been associated with a variety of respiratory, cardiovascular and neurological problems, resulting in increased morbidity and mortality worldwide. Brake-wear emissions are one of the major sources of metal-rich airborne particulate pollution in roadside environments. Of potentially bioreactive metals, Fe (especially in its ferrous form, Fe) might play a specific role in both neurological and cardiovascular impairments. Read More