Bio-Accumulation of Engineered NanoMaterials : Critical Review of the Current State of Knowledge (as of Dec 2012)

Biological accumulation of engineered nanomaterials: a review of current knowledge

Wen-Che Hou, Paul Westerhoff, and Jonathan D. Posner
Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts, 2013,15, 103-122
                                                                              DOI: 10.1039/C2EM30686G
   
                                                                           
                                                                                              ABSTRACT
Due to the widespread use of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) in consumer and industrial products, concerns have been raised over their impacts once released into the ecosystems. While there has been a wealth of studies on the short-term acute toxic effects of ENMs over the past decade, work on the chronic endpoints, such as biological accumulation, has just begun to increase in last 2–3 years. Here, we comprehensively review over 65 papers on the biological accumulation of ENMs under a range of ecologically relevant exposure conditions in water, soil, or sediment with the focus on quantitative comparison among these existing studies.   
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Tags: ENMs, ENPs, Royal_Society_of_Chemistry, accumulation, agglomeration, aggregation, bioavailability, biomacromolecules, critical_review, dissolution, More…ecosystems, endpoints, environmental_science, nanoEHS, nanoagro, nanoagua, nanoaqua, nanoaquatic_exposure, nanofate, nanopersistence, nanoresiduals, nanotransformation, processes_and_impacts, sediment

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