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Nanotoxicology: no small matter

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Abstract

Engineered nanomaterials i.e. materials deliberately manufactured on a nanoscale offer exciting new opportunities in technology and medicine. However, the increasing use of nanomaterials in society also raises concerns as to their possible adverse effects on human health and the environment. This review considers the potential application of high-throughput screening approaches to assess hazards of engineered nanomaterials. The disciplinary identity of toxicology is also discussed as attention shifts towards nanoscale objects.

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The article was received on 25 Jul 2010, accepted on 26 Aug 2010 and first published on 27 Sep 2010


Article type: Opinion
DOI: 10.1039/C0NR00535E
Citation: Nanoscale, 2010,2, 2514-2520
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    Nanotoxicology: no small matter

    N. Feliu and B. Fadeel, Nanoscale, 2010, 2, 2514
    DOI: 10.1039/C0NR00535E

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