Toxicological investigation of nanoparticles – effects on human cells

October 7, 2007

October 7-10, 2007

Letizia Farmer, Alexander Graff, Sandra Szameit, Eva Valic, Helga Tuschl

Austrian Research Centers GmbH – ARC, Life Sciences, Toxicology, A-2444 Seibersdorf, Austria


Differentiated macrophages were seeded on human lung epithelial cells for co-culturing. As endpoints for particle exposure cell viability (WST-1 assay), oxidative stress (DHRAssay) and pro-inflammatory cytokines (BDTM CBA-Assay) were evaluated.

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