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Comparison of toxicities from three metal oxide nanoparticles at environmental relevant concentrations in nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.
Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans has been developed in a variety of environmental studies to address adverse effects of a wide range of toxicants. In the present study, we compared the toxicities of… Expand
Translocation and neurotoxicity of CdTe quantum dots in RMEs motor neurons in nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.
- Yunli Zhao, Xiong Wang, Qiuli Wu, Y. Li, D. Wang
- Medicine, Chemistry
- Journal of hazardous materials
- 11 February 2015
We employed Caenorhabditis elegans assay system to investigate in vivo neurotoxicity of CdTe quantum dots (QDs) on RMEs motor neurons, which are involved in controlling foraging behavior, and the… Expand
Contributions of altered permeability of intestinal barrier and defecation behavior to toxicity formation from graphene oxide in nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.
Graphene oxide (GO) has been extensively studied for potential biomedical applications. Meanwhile, potential GO toxicity arises in both biomedical applications and non-biomedical products where… Expand
Evaluation of Environmental Safety Concentrations of DMSA Coated Fe2O3-NPs Using Different Assay Systems in Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans
Dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) coating improves the uptake efficiency presumably by engendering the Fe2O3-NPs. In the present study, we investigated the possible environmental safety concentrations… Expand
The in vivo underlying mechanism for recovery response formation in nano-titanium dioxide exposed Caenorhabditis elegans after transfer to the normal condition.
- Yunli Zhao, Qiuli Wu, M. Tang, D. Wang
- Materials Science, Medicine
- Nanomedicine : nanotechnology, biology, and…
UNLABELLED So far, we still know little about mechanism for recovery response of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs). Here we used Caenorhabditis elegans to investigate recovery responses of titanium… Expand
Molecular Control of TiO2-NPs Toxicity Formation at Predicted Environmental Relevant Concentrations by Mn-SODs Proteins
With growing concerns of the safety of nanotechnology, the in vivo toxicity of nanoparticles (NPs) at environmental relevant concentrations has drawn increasing attentions. We investigated the… Expand
Metallothioneins Are Required for Formation of Cross-Adaptation Response to Neurobehavioral Toxicity from Lead and Mercury Exposure in Nematodes
Metallothioneins (MTs) are small, cysteine-rich polypeptides, but the role of MTs in inducing the formation of adaptive response is still largely unknown. We investigated the roles of metallothionein… Expand
Biosafety assessment of titanium dioxide nanoparticles in acutely exposed nematode Caenorhabditis elegans with mutations of genes required for oxidative stress or stress response.
We used Caenorhabditis elegans to investigate whether acute exposure to TiO2-NPs at the concentration of 20 μg L(-1) reflecting predicted environmental relevant concentration and 25 mg L(-1)… Expand
Immune response is required for the control of in vivo translocation and chronic toxicity of graphene oxide.
Graphene oxide (GO) shows great promise as a nanomaterial for medical applications; however, the mechanism for its long-term adverse effects is still largely unclear. Here, we show that chronic GO… Expand
Optimising photoelectrocatalytic oxidation of fulvic acid using response surface methodology.
In this paper, statistics-based experimental design with response surface methodology (RSM) was employed to investigate the effect of operation conditions on photoelectrocatalytic oxidation of fulvic… Expand