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Research and Markets: Toxic Effects of Nanomaterials
[November 27, 2012]

Research and Markets: Toxic Effects of Nanomaterials

DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--

Dublin - Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Toxic Effects of Nanomaterials" book to their offering.

Toxic Effects of Nanomaterials provides an authoritative work of international experts in the field of nanotoxicology spanning 8 chapters. A key feature of the e-book is a broad coverage of phytotoxicity of nanoparticles, which is largely neglected in many texts.

The first couple of chapters of this book deal with the toxicity of nanoparticles in plants. This is followed by a discussion on the toxicities of iron oxide, titanium oxide and silicon oxide nanoparticles. Next, the volume provides a comrehensive review of methodologies used in nanotoxicology surveys. The concluding chapters highlight the risks associated with the use of nanoparticles and the environmental impact of nanomaterials.

Such a broad coverage of nanotoxicology renders this book highly beneficial to the scientists from multidisciplinary areas including nanotechnologists, toxicologists, pharmacologists, environmental chemists and biomedical scientists. This book would equally be useful for the individuals advocating for sustainable use of nanotechnology.

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About the Editors



List of Contributors


1. Nanoparticle-Induced Toxicity: Focus on Plants

2. Plants as Indicators of Nanoparticles Toxicity

3. Cell Life Cycle Effects of Bare and Coated Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles

4. Safety of Magnetic Iron Oxide-Coated Nanoparticles in Clinical Diagnostics and Therapy

5. Hazards of TiO2 and Amorphous SiO2 Nanoparticles

6. Molecular Methods for Nanotoxicology

7. Risks Associated with the Use of Nanomaterials

8. Toxicologic and Environmental Issues Related to Nanotechnology Development


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