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Effects of Size, Impurities, and Citrate Capping on the Toxicity of Manufactured Silver Nano-particles to Larval Zebrafish (Danio rerio)
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Effects of Size, Impurities, and Citrate Capping on the Toxicity of Manufactured Silver Nano-particles to Larval Zebrafish (Danio rerio)
Kim, Jungkon; Park, Yena; Lee, Sangwoo; Seo, Jihyun; Kwon, Dongwook; Park, Jaehong; Yoon, Tae-Hyun; Choi, Kyungho;
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Objectives: This study was conducted to identify factors determining the toxicity of manufactured silver nano-particles (AgNPs) on aquatic organisms. Methods: For this purpose, we prepared several AgNPs with varied characteristics, including hydrodynamic size (nano--sized-), impurities ( stock vs ), and citrate capping (), using a commercially available manufactured AgNP ( stock). Acute tests were conducted using larval zebrafish (Danio rerioI). In addition, in order to determine the ecotoxicological potentials of various capping agents, toxicity tests were conducted with microbes, waterfleas, and fish for eight different capping agents that are used for NPs. Results: The toxicity of AgNPs in terms of 96 h fish increased in the following order: stock < $^{ABC}Ag
Danio rerio;gill;nano hazard;particle size;silver nanoparticles;
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