Changing exposure media can reverse the cytotoxicity of ceria nanoparticles for Escherichia coli

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Ceria nanoparticles have attracted a great deal of concern about their impact on human health and the environment due to their widespread applications. [...] The results suggested that surface charge density was closely involved in the cytotoxicity of ceria nanoparticles for E. coli. This work as a well-designed comparison study contributes to a better understanding of the charge-associated biological effects of nanomaterials.
Nanotoxicology,  May 2012, Vol. 6, No. 3 , Pages 233-240 (doi:10.3109/17435390.2011.569097)

1CAS Key Lab for Biomedical Effects of Nanomaterials and Nanosafety, CAS Key Laboratory of Nuclear Analytical Techniques, Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing  2School of Biological Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China   *Equal co-authors


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