Springer - Nanotoxicology In Caenorhabditis elegans (2018 EN)

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    Author: Dayong Wang
    Full Title: Nanotoxicology In Caenorhabditis elegans
    Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2018 edition (May 23, 2018)
    Year: 2018
    ISBN-13: 9789811302336 (978-981-13-0233-6), 9789811302329 (978-981-13-0232-9)
    ISBN-10: 9811302332, 9811302324
    Pages: 274
    Language: English
    Genre: Biomedical Sciences: Pharmacology
    File type: PDF (True)
    Quality: 10/10
    Price: 171.19 €


    This book focuses on the toxicity of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) and their underlying physicochemical, cellular, physiological, and molecular mechanisms. Further, it covers ENMs’ translocation and their targeted organ toxicology, and discusses chemical and pharmacological strategies used to combat nanotoxicity. Engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) are defined as materials with one or more dimensions of less than 100 nm, and have shown considerable promise in several areas of development. At the same time, the potential toxicity of ENMs for human health and environmental organisms is increasingly attracting attention. In addition to the typical properties of model animals, Caenorhabditis elegans is extremely sensitive to environmental toxicants, which makes it the ideal in vivo assay system for toxicological studies. C. elegans has been widely used in toxicity assessment and toxicological studies of environmental toxicants and stresses. This book provides a comprehensive summary of nanotoxicology research on C. elegans.

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