Interactions of silver nanoparticles with the marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca.

Abstract

The marine macroalga, Ulva lactuca, has been exposed for 48 h to different concentrations of Ag added as either silver nanoparticles (AgNP) or aqueous metal (AgNO(3)) and the resulting toxicity, estimated from reductions in quenching of chlorophyll-a fluorescence, and accumulation of Ag measured. Aqueous Ag was toxic at available concentrations as low as… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10646-011-0774-2

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