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Table 2 Elemental concentrations of PM2.5 particle during the exposure

From: Ambient particulate air pollution induces oxidative stress and alterations of mitochondria and gene expression in brown and white adipose tissues

  Ambient air Exposure to PM 2.5
  Mean s.d. Mean s.d.
S 1142.2 1045.7 10167.9 8038.0
Al 244.9 145.2 1297.9 571.0
Si 70.0 60.1 1166.9 918.7
Ca 37.9 37.8 631.7 519.5
Fe 27.5 20.5 403.5 211.6
Mg 64.6 73.3 365.0 281.7
K 49.3 24.0 358.4 216.1
Na 17.6 38.4 262.8 332.1
P 21.5 40.6 250.6 260.9
Cl 6.2 12.2 155.8 161.0
In 6.8 11.2 147.5 166.8
Sb 19.4 15.1 141.7 127.4
Ba 34.1 29.9 126.7 76.9
Zn 5.7 4.6 55.6 40.2
Cs 17.4 18.9 54.5 49.0
Cd 7.7 31.1 44.5 185.6
Sc 10.8 7.8 39.5 23.1
Co 10.0 7.3 35.2 21.9
Br 6.5 3.3 33.9 12.7
Se 8.1 5.6 28.2 15.0
I 5.7 15.7 28.2 55.6
V 8.5 5.0 27.2 12.9
Mn 4.1 6.0 24.9 18.8
Ti 1.8 2.4 22.2 20.0
Pb 4.4 6.4 21.5 21.8
As 4.3 5.2 18.2 14.9
Rb 4.5 2.7 13.7 7.2
Ge 3.5 4.7 11.9 11.7
Cr 1.4 2.2 11.5 24.7
Sr 2.4 2.0 11.3 6.2
Ga 2.0 3.7 11.1 10.7
Te 2.8 7.5 10.3 36.6
Ni 3.0 2.5 9.8 6.9
Sn 10.5 3.0 5.6 17.4
Cu 1.6 1.3 3.8 8.5
  1. Note: unit, ng/m3. s.d., standard deviation.