Towards a classification strategy for complex nanostructures

Castagnola, V, Cookman, J, De Araujo, JM, Polo, E, Cai, Q, Silviera, P, Krpetic, Z ORCID:, Yan, Y, Boselli, L and Dawson, KA 2017, 'Towards a classification strategy for complex nanostructures' , Nanoscale Horizons, 2017 (2) , pp. 187-198.

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The range of possible nanostructures is so large and continuously growing, that collating and unifying the knowledge connected to them, including their biological activity, is a major challenge. Here we discuss a conception that is based on connection of microscopic features of the nanomaterials to their biological impacts. We also consider what would be necessary to identify the features that control their biological interactions, and make them resemble each other in a biological context.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Biomedical Research Centre
Schools > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: Nanoscale Horizons
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISSN: 2055-6756
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Funders: European Commission, European Commission, The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of Brazil, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), Chinese Scholarship Council, Irish Research Council, European Commission
Depositing User: Dr Zeljka Krpetic
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2017 15:30
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2022 21:51

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