Of Mice and Men and Hermaphrodites: Nano-Reproductive Toxicity Investigations

     Wild-type C. elegans hermaphrodite stained to highlight the nuclei of all cells Image source: PLoS Biol 3(1): e30


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Adverse Effects of Engineered NanoMaterials Chap 13 – Reproductive Toxicity

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123869401000131

Acute and reproductive toxicity of nano-sized metal oxides (ZnO and TiO2) to earthworms (Eisenia fetida)

http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2011/em/c1em10497g

Repeated administrations of carbon nanotubes in male mice cause reversible testis damage without affecting fertility

http://www.nature.com/nnano/journal/v5/n9/full/nnano.2010.153.html

Intracellular uptake and associated toxicity of silver nanoparticles in Caenorhabditis elegans

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166445X1000264X

Mechanisms of toxicity of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate on the reproductive health of male zebrafish

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166445X10002080

Reproductive toxicity evaluation of vanadium in male mice

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8328000

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Tags: andrology, aquatic_toxicology, developmental_nano, nanoexposure, nanometals, nanopathogenicity, nanoreproductive_toxicology, nanorisk, nanosperm, nanotoxicity, More…testicular_toxicity

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Comment by LaVerne L Poussaint on March 8, 2012 at 8:52pm

Omitted link:

"Cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of nanosilver particles in testicular cells"

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0300483X11004616

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