Genotoxic effects of zinc oxide nanoparticles.

@article{Heim2015GenotoxicEO,
  title={Genotoxic effects of zinc oxide nanoparticles.},
  author={Julia Heim and Eva Felder and Muhammad Nawaz Tahir and Anke Kaltbeitzel and Ulf R. Heinrich and Christoph Brochhausen and Volker Mail{\"a}nder and Wolfgang Tremel and Juergen Brieger},
  journal={Nanoscale},
  year={2015},
  volume={7 19},
  pages={
          8931-8
        }
}
The potential toxicity of nanoparticles has currently provoked public and scientific discussions, and attempts to develop generally accepted handling procedures for nanoparticles are under way. The investigation of the impact of nanoparticles on human health is overdue and reliable test systems accounting for the special properties of nanomaterials must be developed. Nanoparticular zinc oxide (ZnO) may be internalised through ambient air or the topical application of cosmetics, only to name a… 
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