Limitations and relative utility of screening assays to assess engineered nanoparticle toxicity in a human cell line.


Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNT), fullerenes (C(60)), carbon black (CB), nC(60), and quantum dots (QD) have been studied in vitro to determine their toxicity in a number of cell types. Here, we report that classical dye-based assays such as MTT and neutral red (NR) that determine cell viability produce invalid results with some NM (nanomaterials) due… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.taap.2008.09.030


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