Air pollution mostly originating from car exhaust and industrial emissions is seriously endangering human health. The study of toxic effects of particulate matter (PM) is a subject of very active research that covers a broad field from biology to chemistry and technology. The main issue of these works is the understanding of the oxidative properties of PM. In this paper, we present a quantitative analytical method based on the resonance Raman spectroscopy of cytocrome c that can be used to monitor the oxidative reactions that may take place between biological samples and PM.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Materials Science(all)
Lucotti, A., Catelani, T., Ciriello, F., Gualtieri, M., Parenti, P., Camatini, M., & Zerbi, G. (2016). Resonant Raman-based cytochrome C biosensor as a tool for evaluating the oxidative properties of the diesel exhaust particulate matter. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 47(7), 796 - 800. https://doi.org/10.1002/jrs.4905