A review of the in vivo and in vitro toxicity of silver and gold particulates: Particle attributes and biological mechanisms responsible for the observed toxicity

@article{Johnston2010ARO,
  title={A review of the in vivo and in vitro toxicity of silver and gold particulates: Particle attributes and biological mechanisms responsible for the observed toxicity},
  author={Helinor Jane Johnston and Gary R. Hutchison and Frans M{\o}ller Christensen and Sheona A K Peters and Steven M. Hankin and Vicki Stone},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Toxicology},
  year={2010},
  volume={40},
  pages={328 - 346}
}
This review is concerned with evaluating the toxicity associated with human exposure to silver and gold nanoparticles (NPs), due to the relative abundance of toxicity data available for these particles, when compared to other metal particulates. This has allowed knowledge on the current understanding of the field to be gained, and has demonstrated where gaps in knowledge are. It is anticipated that evaluating the hazards associated with silver and gold particles will ultimately enable risk… 
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