Developmental Toxicity of Nanomaterials: Need for a Better Understanding of Indirect Effects

Tina Buerki-Thurnherr*, Kyrena Schaepper, Leonie Aengenheister, Peter Wick

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Abstract

While placental translocation and direct toxicity to fetal tissue of traversed nanomaterials has been a key focus of developmental toxicity studies, the release of maternal and fetal mediators that indirectly interfere with fetal development and health later in life lacks systematic insights and deserves special attention.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)641-642
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Research in Toxicology
Volume31
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Aug 2018
Externally publishedYes

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