Nanotoxicology of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles
AbstractThis review discusses recent advances in the synthesis, characterization and toxicity of metal oxide nanoparticles obtained mainly through biogenic (green) processes. The in vitro and in vivo toxicities of these oxides are discussed including a consideration of the factors important for safe use of these nanomaterials. The toxicities of different metal oxide nanoparticles are compared. The importance of biogenic synthesized metal oxide nanoparticles has been increasing in recent years; however, more studies aimed at better characterizing the potent toxicity of these nanoparticles are still necessary for nanosafely considerations and environmental perspectives. In this context, this review aims to inspire new research in the design of green approaches to obtain metal oxide nanoparticles for biomedical and technological applications and to highlight the critical need to fully investigate the nanotoxicity of these particles. View Full-Text
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Seabra, A.B.; Durán, N. Nanotoxicology of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles. Metals 2015, 5, 934-975.
Seabra AB, Durán N. Nanotoxicology of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles. Metals. 2015; 5(2):934-975.Chicago/Turabian Style
Seabra, Amedea B.; Durán, Nelson. 2015. "Nanotoxicology of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles." Metals 5, no. 2: 934-975.