The effects of bio-fluids on nanoparticle size distribution, agglomerative state and associated in vitro toxicity

A. Murphy
Nanolab Research Centre, IE

Keywords: bio-fluids, nanoparticle, in vitro toxicity

Summary:

This study explores the effects of various bio-fluids on the toxicological profile of nano silver. The study employs a number of imortalised cell lines and relevant bio-fluids in an attempt to mimic more realistic exposure senarios. Firstly the interactions between the tested bio-fluids and nano silver will be presented and dicussed. Finally the effects of the additional bio-fluid on the observed cytotoxicty of nano silver and subsequent mode of cellular death will be presented.