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Induction of oxidative stress, DNA damage and apoptosis in mouse liver after sub-acute oral exposure to zinc oxide nanoparticles.
Zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles are finding applications in a wide range of products including cosmetics, food packaging, imaging, etc. This increases the likelihood of human exposure to theseExpand
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Genome sequence and rapid evolution of the rice pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae PXO99A
Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae causes bacterial blight of rice (Oryza sativa L.), a major disease that constrains production of this staple crop in many parts of the world. We report here on theExpand
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Stable colloidal dispersions of C60 fullerenes in water: evidence for genotoxicity.
Stable aqueous suspensions of colloidal C60 fullerenes free of toxic organic solvents were prepared by two methods: ethanol to water solvent exchange (EthOH/nC60 suspensions) and extended mixing inExpand
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ROS-mediated genotoxicity induced by titanium dioxide nanoparticles in human epidermal cells.
Titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO(2) NPs) are among the top five NPs used in consumer products, paints and pharmaceutical preparations. Since, exposure to such nanoparticles is mainly through theExpand
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Production, purification and properties of microbial phytases.
Phytases (myo-inositol hexakisphosphate phosphohydrolase, EC 3.1.3.8) catalyse the release of phosphate from phytate (mycoinositol hexakiphosphate). Several cereal grains, legumes and oilseeds, etc.,Expand
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Engineered ZnO and TiO(2) nanoparticles induce oxidative stress and DNA damage leading to reduced viability of Escherichia coli.
Extensive use of engineered nanoparticle (ENP)-based consumer products and their release into the environment have raised a global concern pertaining to their adverse effects on human andExpand
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Two new complete genome sequences offer insight into host and tissue specificity of plant pathogenic Xanthomonas spp.
Xanthomonas is a large genus of bacteria that collectively cause disease on more than 300 plant species. The broad host range of the genus contrasts with stringent host and tissue specificity forExpand
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Multiprotein complex between the GPI-anchored CyRPA with PfRH5 and PfRipr is crucial for Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte invasion
Significance Plasmodium falciparum reticulocyte binding-like homologous protein 5 (PfRH5) is a leading blood-stage malaria vaccine candidate that elicits potent strain-transcending invasionExpand
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Cellular uptake and mutagenic potential of metal oxide nanoparticles in bacterial cells.
Extensive production and consumption of nanomaterials such as ZnO and TiO(2) has increased their release and disposal into the environment. The accumulation of nanoparticles (NPs) in ecosystem isExpand
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TiO2 nanoparticles induce oxidative DNA damage and apoptosis in human liver cells
Abstract Titanium dioxide nanoparticles (TiO2 NPs), widely used in consumer products, paints, pharmaceutical preparations and so on, have been shown to induce cytotoxicity, genotoxicity andExpand
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