J Clin Med 2020 Apr 26;9(5). Epub 2020 Apr 26.
University of Strasbourg, Translational Medicine Federation of Strasbourg (FMTS), Faculty of Medicine, Team 3072 "Mitochondria, Oxidative Stress and Muscle Protection", 11 rue Humann, 67000 Strasbourg, France.
Lung diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, pulmonary arterial hypertension, or idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis are major causes of morbidity and mortality. Complex, their physiopathology is multifactorial and includes lung mitochondrial dysfunction and enhanced reactive oxygen species (ROS) release, which deserves increased attention. Further, and importantly, circulating blood cells (peripheral blood mononuclear cells-(PBMCs) and platelets) likely participate in these systemic diseases. Read More