Increased in vivo skin penetration of quantum dots with UVR and in vitro quantum dot cytotoxicity

@inproceedings{Mortensen2009IncreasedIV,
  title={Increased in vivo skin penetration of quantum dots with UVR and in vitro quantum dot cytotoxicity},
  author={Luke J. Mortensen and Hong Zheng and Renea A Faulknor and Anna De Benedetto and Lisa A. Beck and Lisa A. DeLouise},
  booktitle={BiOS},
  year={2009}
}
The growing presence of quantum dots (QD) in a variety of biological, medical, and electronics applications means an increased risk of human exposure in manufacturing, research, and consumer use. However, very few studies have investigated the susceptibility of skin to penetration of QD - the most common exposure route- and the results of those that exist are conflicting. This suggests that a technique allowing determination of skin barrier status and prediction of skin permeability to QD would… 
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