2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2008 - 11th Annual

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Toxicity of ZnO Nanoparticle Sedimentation on the Embryo Development of Zebrafish (Danio rerio)

X.S. Zhu, X.Z. Zhang, Y. Chang, Y.S. Chen
Arizona State University, US

Keywords:
nanomaterials, nanoparticle, sediments, zebrafish, early developmental stage, toxicity, zinc oxide

Abstract:
This is an important paper summarizing the first study on the potential effects of nanoparticles settled into sediments to aquatic organisms. The findings from this research will contribute to a better understanding of the potential health effects of manufactured nanomaterials on exposed species in natural ecosystem.


Nanotech 2008 Conference Program Abstract