Do Nanoparticle Physico-Chemical Properties and Developmental Exposure Window Influence Nano ZnO Embryotoxicity in Xenopus laevis?

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Patrizia Bonfanti; Elisa Moschini; Melissa Saibene; Renato Bacchetta; Leonardo Rettighieri; Lorenzo Calabri; Anita Colombo; Paride Mantecca;
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,volume 12,issue 8,pages8,828-8,848 (issn: 1661-7827, eissn: 1660-4601)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijerph120808828, pmc: PMC4555250
  • Subject: FETAX | nanoparticles, Xenopus laevis | Medicine | zinc oxide | Article | Settore BIO/05 - Zoologia | surface coating | R | nanoparticles | FETAX; Nanoparticles; Nanotoxicology; Surface coating; Xenopus laevis; Zinc oxide; Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health; Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis | nanoparticles, <i>Xenopus laevis</i> | nanotoxicology | Settore BIO/06 - Anatomia Comparata e Citologia | Xenopus laevis

The growing global production of zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnONPs) suggests a realistic increase in the environmental exposure to such a nanomaterial, making the knowledge of its biological reactivity and its safe-by-design synthesis mandatory. In this study, the embryo... View more