Effects of iron oxide nanoparticles: Cytotoxicity, genotoxicity, developmental toxicity, and neurotoxicity

@article{Valdiglesias2015EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of iron oxide nanoparticles: Cytotoxicity, genotoxicity, developmental toxicity, and neurotoxicity},
  author={Vanessa Valdiglesias and G{\"o}zde KiliÇ and Carla Costa and Natalia Fern{\'a}ndez-Bert{\'o}lez and Eduardo P{\'a}saro and Jo{\~a}o Paulo Teixeira and Blanca Laffon},
  journal={Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis},
  year={2015},
  volume={56}
}
Iron oxide nanoparticles (ION) with superparamagnetic properties hold great promise for use in various biomedical applications; specific examples include use as contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging, in targeted drug delivery, and for induced hyperthermia cancer treatments. Increasing potential applications raise concerns over their potential effects on human health. Nevertheless, very little is currently known about the toxicity associated with exposure to these nanoparticles at… 

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