Nanotechnology – Toxicological Issues and Environmental Safety and Environmental Safety [E-Book] / edited by P. P. Simeonova, N. Opopol, M. I. Luster.
Luster, M. I. (editor)
Opopol, N. (editor) / Simeonova, P. P. (editor)
Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2007
XV, 276 p. online resource.
NATO Science for Peace and Security Series
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Table of Contents:
  • Nanotechnologies: Overview and Issues
  • Biokinetics and Effects of Nanoparticles
  • Nanoparticle Exposure and Systemic/Cardio Vascular Effects – Experimental Data
  • 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 Nanostructured 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.