About The Author

Ángel G. Valdivieso is a researcher affiliated with CIC-CONICET. His areas of expertise are electrophoresis, cancer biology, cell biology, cell signaling, protein expression cloning, and biotechnology. He received his Ph.D. in molecular biology at the Universidad Nacional de San Luis in 2002. 

Antioxidant Treatment To Block Lung Inflammation Caused By Cigarette Smoke

Smoking is a harmful addiction responsible for several lung pathologies caused by toxicity of the cigarette smoke. One of them is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), characterized by a chronic cough, respiratory secretions, and progressive dyspnea and fibrosis, produced by chronic exposure of susceptible individuals to cigarette smoke (CS).  In addition to cigarette smoke, other factors