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There is a great concern in the society about exposure to airborne metal particles due to the increasing use of engineered

nanoparticles and remaining high contribution of unintentionally spread particles in the air. We study the toxicity of airborne particles in new

in vitro exposure systems that mimic a real inhalation scenario where airborne particles are deposited directly onto cells. The influence on the toxicity of particle

characteristics e.g. size, concentration, chemical composition, surface reactivity and metal release is characterized.

Contact information

Visiting addresses:

Geovetenskapens Hus,
Svante Arrhenius väg 8, Stockholm

Arrheniuslaboratoriet, Svante Arrhenius väg 16, Stockholm (Unit for Toxicological Chemistry)

Mailing address:
Department of Environmental Science
Stockholm University
106 91 Stockholm

Press enquiries should be directed to:

Stella Papadopoulou
Science Communicator
Phone +46 (0)8 674 70 11

Project Info

Project start: 2011

Funded by

Formas, Vetenskapsrådet

This Project is part of Research topic