Nanoparticle interactions with co-existing contaminants: joint toxicity, bioaccumulation and risk

  title={Nanoparticle interactions with co-existing contaminants: joint toxicity, bioaccumulation and risk},
  author={Rui Deng and Daohui Lin and Lizhong Zhu and Sanghamitra Majumdar and Jason Christopher White and Jorge L. Gardea-Torresdey and Baoshan Xing},
  pages={591 - 612}
Abstract With their growing production and application, engineered nanoparticles (NPs) are increasingly discharged into the environment. The released NPs can potentially interact with pre-existing contaminants, leading to biological effects (bioaccumulation and/or toxicity) that are poorly understood. Most studies on NPs focus on single analyte exposure; the existing literature on joint toxicity of NPs and co-existing contaminants is rather limited but beginning to develop rapidly. This is the… 

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