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Chapter 11

Manufactured Nanoparticles

There is growing interest in engineered nanoparticles (NPs) for various medical and technological applications, but the environmental and health effects of these NPs are largely unknown. The purpose of this chapter is to review and summarize some of the recent publications pertaining to engineered NPs and their potential adverse effects on the cardiovascular system. The limitations of these studies and directions for future studies are also discussed.

Publication details


Print publication date
03 Dec 2010
Copyright year
2011
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-005-1
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-230-7
From the book series:
Issues in Toxicology