Analysis of engineered nanomaterials in complex matrices (environment and biota): General considerations and conceptual case studies

  title={Analysis of engineered nanomaterials in complex matrices (environment and biota): General considerations and conceptual case studies},
  author={Frank von der Kammer and P. Lee Ferguson and Patricia A. Holden and Armand Masion and Kim R. Rogers and Stephen James Klaine and Albert A. Koelmans and Nina Horne and Jason M. Unrine},
  journal={Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry},
Advances in the study of the environmental fate, transport, and ecotoxicological effects of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) have been hampered by a lack of adequate techniques for the detection and quantification of ENMs at environmentally relevant concentrations in complex media. Analysis of ENMs differs from traditional chemical analysis because both chemical and physical forms must be considered. Because ENMs are present as colloidal systems, their physicochemical properties are dependent on… 

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