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Research Article

Traffic Air Pollution and Oxidized LDL

  • Lotte Jacobs,

    Affiliation: Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Unit of Lung Toxicology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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  • Jan Emmerechts,

    Affiliation: Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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  • Marc F. Hoylaerts,

    Affiliation: Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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  • Chantal Mathieu,

    Affiliation: Department of Endocrinology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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  • Peter H. Hoet,

    Affiliation: Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Unit of Lung Toxicology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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  • Benoit Nemery mail,

    ben.nemery@med.kuleuven.be

    Affiliation: Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Unit of Lung Toxicology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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  • Tim S. Nawrot

    Affiliations: Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Unit of Lung Toxicology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, Centre for Environmental Sciences, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium

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  • Published: January 19, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016200

About the Authors

Lotte Jacobs, Peter H. Hoet, Benoit Nemery, Tim S. Nawrot
Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Unit of Lung Toxicology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Jan Emmerechts, Marc F. Hoylaerts
Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Chantal Mathieu
Department of Endocrinology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Tim S. Nawrot
Centre for Environmental Sciences, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium

Corresponding Author

Email: ben.nemery@med.kuleuven.be

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BN TSN. Performed the experiments: LJ JE. Analyzed the data: TSN LJ. Wrote the paper: TSN LJ. Critical revision of the manuscript: CM MFH PHH.