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Table 2 Comparison of selected PAH concentrations between PFP and Fresno ambient PM1.8

From: Combustion-derived flame generated ultrafine soot generates reactive oxygen species and activates Nrf2 antioxidants differently in neonatal and adult rat lungs

  PFP (Particulate Phase)a ng/m3 Fresno ambient PM1.8b ng/m3
Benz(a)anthracene 0.08 0.01
Benzo(b)fluoranthene n.d.c 0.05
Benzo(e)pyrene n.d. 0.03
Benzo(GHI)fluoranthene n.d. 0.02
Benzo(GHI)perylene n.d. 0.04
Benzo(k)fluoranthene n.d. 0.02
Chrysene 0.08 0.04
Coronene 0.08 0.03
Fluoranthene 0.08 0.02
Pyrene 0.15 0.03
  1. a adapted from Chan et al. [21].
  2. b adapted from Tablin et al. [26].
  3. c denotes not detected.