Bone Marrow Stem Cells Protect Lungs from Herbicide Injury

Yang et al. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2011 Apr;49(4):298-302. Paraquat is a herbicide that is linked to development of Parkinsons. It also is a toxin to lung cells and is used as a model of inducing lung injury in rats. In the current study the investigators wanted to see if administration of bone marrow mesenchymal stem…