Responses of Algal Cells to Engineered Nanoparticles Measured as Algal Cell Population, Chlorophyll a, and Lipid Peroxidation: Effect of Particle Size and Type

Article English OPEN
Metzler, D. M.; Erdem, A.; Tseng, Y. H.; Huang, C. P.;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Journal of Nanotechnology (issn: 1687-9503, eissn: 1687-9511)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2012/237284
  • Subject: Technology (General) | T1-995 | Article Subject

This paper investigated toxicity of three engineered nanoparticles (ENP), namely, Al2O3, SiO2, and TiO2 to the unicellular green algae, exemplified by Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata with an emphasis on particle size. The changes in pH, cell counts, chlorophyll a, and l... View more
  • References (66)
    66 references, page 1 of 7

    Lin, W., Huang, Y. W., Zhou, X. D., Ma, Y.. In vitro toxicity of silica nanoparticles in human lung cancer cells. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 2006; 217: 252-259

    Wagner, A. J., Bleckmann, C. A., Murdock, R. C., Schrand, A. M., Schlager, J. J., Hussain, S. M.. Cellular interaction of different forms of aluminum nanoparticles in rat alveolar macrophages. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 2007; 111 (25): 7353-7359

    Bodo, M., Muzi, G., Bellucci, C., Lilli, C., Calvitti, M., Lumare, A., Dell'Omo, M., Gambelunghe, A., Baroni, T., Murgia, N.. Comparative in vitro studies on the fibrogenic effects of two samples of silica on epithelial bronchial cells. Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents. 2007; 21 (3-4): 97-104

    Van Hoecke, K., De Schamphelaere, K. A. C., Van der Meeren, P., Lucas, S., Janssen, C. R.. Ecotoxicity of silica nanoparticles to the green alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata: importance of surface area. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 2008; 27 (9): 1948-1957

    Warheit, D. B., Webb, T. R., Reed, K. L., Frerichs, S., Sayes, C. M.. Pulmonary toxicity study in rats with three forms of ultrafine-TiO2 particles: differential responses related to surface properties. Toxicology. 2007; 230 (1): 90-104

    Ji, J., Long, Z., Lin, D.. Toxicity of oxide nanoparticles to the green algae Chlorella sp.. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2011; 170: 525-530

    Pinto, E., Sigaud-Kutner, T. C. S., Leitão, M. A. S., Okamoto, O. K., Morse, D., Colepicolo, P.. Heavy metal-induced oxidative stress in algae. Journal of Phycology. 2003; 39 (6): 1008-1018

    Brus, L.. Electronic wave functions in semiconductor clusters: experiment and theory. Journal of Physical Chemistry. 1986; 90 (12): 2555-2560

    Tseng, Y. H., Lin, H. Y., Kuo, C. S., Li, Y. Y., Huang, C. P.. Thermostability of Nano-TiO2 and its photocatalytic activity. Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters. 2006; 89: 63-69

    Bakardjieva, S., Šubrt, J., Štengl, V., Dianez, M. J., Sayagues, M. J.. Photoactivity of anatase-rutile TiO2 nanocrystalline mixtures obtained by heat treatment of homogeneously precipitated anatase. Applied Catalysis B. 2005; 58 (3-4): 193-202

  • Metrics
    No metrics available
Share - Bookmark