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Nanotechnology - Toxicological Issues and Environmental Safety

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ISBN-10: 1402060750

ISBN-13: 9781402060755

Edition: 2007

Authors: P. P. Simeonova, N. Opopol, M. I. Luster

List price: $109.00
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Nanotechnology is one of the fastest growing technological fields of the 21st century. Nanotechnologies will impact numerous industries, including daily consumer products, health care, energy, and transportation. However, the success of the emerging nanotechnology applications will depend on dynamic development of nanomaterial toxicology, risk and exposure assessment. Little is known about the potential adverse health and ecological effects of exposure to engineered nanomaterials, the main components of many nanotechnologies. Concerns are coming from the initial toxicological studies as well as the research and epidemiological reports on ultrafine particle toxicity. This book provides a…    
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Book details

List price: $109.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 5/24/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 8.27" wide x 11.69" long x 0.24" tall
Weight: 2.024
Language: English

Preface
Conclusions and Recommendations
Nanotechnologies: Overview and Issues
Biokinetics and Effects of Nanoparticles
Nanoparticle Exposure and Systemic/Cariovascular Effects
Pulmonary Effects of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Inflammatory Response, Oxidative Stress/Signaling, and Recognition by Macrophages
Inhalation of Nanomaterials, Short Overview of the Local and Systemic Effects
Interactions of Organic Compounds with Mineral Particles, and the Detection of Cell Components in Bacteria by Spectroscopic Methods - Connections to Nanoscience
Toxicity of Polymeric Nanoparticles with Respect to their Application as Drug Carriers
Risk Assessment Approaches and Research Needs for Nanomaterials: An Examination of Data and Information from Current Studies
Risk Assessment Related to Nanotechnology: Environmental and Policy Making
Needs for Regulations, Training and Education for Health Protection and Environmental Security of Nanotechnologies
Bioethics and Legal Aspects of Potential Health and Environmental Risks of Nanotechnology
Nanotechnology - The Frame of Worker Training, Public Education, and Participation
Use of Membrane Filtration for Water Treatment with Examples from the Republic of Macedonia
Current State of Nano-Structured TIO2 Based Catalysts: Preparation Methods
Evaluation of Mean Diameter Values Using Scherrer Equation Applied to Electron Diffraction Images
Occupational Risk Assessment and Management: Focus on Nanomaterials
Approaches in Environmental Ecotoxicology
Particle Exposure through the Indoor Air Environment