Chapter 10. Hepatotoxic Potential of Nanomaterials

  1. Saura C. Sahu1 and
  2. Daniel A. Casciano2
  1. Saura C. Sahu

Published Online: 18 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470747803.ch10

Nanotoxicity

Nanotoxicity

How to Cite

Sahu, S. C. (2009) Hepatotoxic Potential of Nanomaterials, in Nanotoxicity (eds S. C. Sahu and D. A. Casciano), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470747803.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Division of Toxicology, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, 8301 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708, USA

  2. 2

    Department for Applied Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, USA

Author Information

  1. Division of Toxicology, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, 8301 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 21 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470741375

Online ISBN: 9780470747803

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Keywords:

  • hepatotoxic potential of nanomaterials;
  • nanotechnology - emerging new branch of modern technology;
  • liver, potential target organ of nanomaterials;
  • multiple target organs of nanomaterials in human body;
  • nanoparticles in liver cells and cellular dysfunction and liver injury;
  • superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) in cancer diagnostics and treatment;
  • colloidal gold in rheumatoid arthritis treatment;
  • hepatotoxicity of nanomaterials in vitro and in vivo;
  • nanomaterial hepatotoxicity mechanism;
  • hepatotoxic potential of nanomaterials in consumer products and medical devices

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Liver: A Potential Target Organ of Nanomaterials

  • Hepatotoxicity of Nanomaterials In Vitro

  • Hepatotoxicity of Nanomaterials In Vivo

  • Mechanism of Nanomaterial Hepatotoxicity

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References