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Genotoxicity and morphological transformation induced by cobalt nanoparticles and cobalt chloride: an in vitro study in Balb/3T3 mouse fibroblasts.
Nanotechnology is an emerging field that involves the development, manufacture and measurement of materials and systems in the submicron to nanometer range. Its development is expected to have aExpand
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Size-dependent toxicity and cell interaction mechanisms of gold nanoparticles on mouse fibroblasts.
Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) are currently used in several fields including biomedical applications, although no conclusive information on their cytotoxicity is available. For this reason this work hasExpand
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Gold nanoparticles downregulate interleukin-1β-induced pro-inflammatory responses.
Interleukin 1 beta (IL-1β)-dependent inflammatory disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, pose a serious medical burden worldwide, where patients face a lifetime of illness andExpand
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Different mechanisms are involved in oxidative DNA damage and genotoxicity induction by ZnO and TiO2 nanoparticles in human colon carcinoma cells.
In this work we investigated the genotoxicity of zinc oxide and titanium dioxide nanoparticles (ZnO NPs; TiO2 NPs) induced by oxidative stress on human colon carcinoma cells (Caco-2 cells). WeExpand
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Effects of silver nanoparticles in diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana and cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp.
The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of silver nanoparticles (AgNP) of different sizes toward two primary producer aquatic species. Thalassiosira pseudonana and SynechococcusExpand
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Problems and challenges in the development and validation of human cell-based assays to determine nanoparticle-induced immunomodulatory effects
BackgroundWith the increasing use of nanomaterials, the need for methods and assays to examine their immunosafety is becoming urgent, in particular for nanomaterials that are deliberatelyExpand
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A quantitative in vitro approach to study the intracellular fate of gold nanoparticles: from synthesis to cytotoxicity
Abstract Due to their physico-chemical characteristics, gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) seem to be suitable for biomedical and therapeutic applications even if conflicting data on their toxicologicalExpand
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Monosodium Glutamate Affects Mealtime Food Selection in Diabetic Patients
Lunch intake was followed in 31 matched pairs of hospitalized diabetic patients over four consecutive days. Pairs of patients were matched for type and duration of diabetes, gender, age and body massExpand
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Amorphous silica nanoparticles do not induce cytotoxicity, cell transformation or genotoxicity in Balb/3T3 mouse fibroblasts.
Although amorphous silica nanoparticles (aSiO(2)NPs) are believed to be non-toxic and are currently used in several industrial and biomedical applications including cosmetics, food additives and drugExpand
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Assessment of cytotoxicity by impedance spectroscopy.
This paper describes a simple and convenient method to monitor on-line cell adhesion by electrical impedance measurements. Immortalized mouse fibroblasts, BALB/3T3, were cultured onto interdigitatedExpand
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