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Nanoparticles – known and unknown health risks

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Manmade nanoparticles range from the well-established multi-ton production of carbon black and fumed silica for applications in plastic fillers and car tyres to microgram quantities of fluorescent quantum dots used as markers in biological imaging. As nano-sciences are experiencing massive investment worldwide, there will be a further rise in consumer products relying on nanotechnology. While benefits of nanotechnology are widely publicised, the discussion of the potential effects of their wi...

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Bruske-Hohlfield, Irene
Hoet, Peter H M
Salata, Oleg V
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Journal of Nanobiotechnology More from this journal
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2004-01-01
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http://sers009b.sers.ox.ac.uk/archive/00000848/
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2012-11-15

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