Fluorescent quantum dot as model imaging probe for studying plant uptake, systemic mobility, localization in plant tissue and potential fate of ultra-small nanoparticles

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Semiconductor fluorescent quantum dots (Qdots) are popularly used as bioimaging taggants in live cell imaging and spectroscopy. In recent years, Qdots taggants are emerging in agricultural applications. Studies are primarily focused on nanotoxicity of ultra-small [...]

Engineered Nanoparticles Emitted From Laser Printers: Environmental Health Implications

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Engineered Nanoparticles Emitted From Laser Printers: Environmental Health Implications Sandra V. Pirela1, Dhimiter Bello1,2, Vincent Castranova3, Yong Qian4, Philip Demokritou1 1 Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology, Department of Environmental Health, T. H. Chan School of [...]