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Bessa MJ, Carla Costa, Reinosa J, Pereira CC, Fraga S, Fernández J, Bañares MA, Teixeira JP

Moving into advanced nanomaterials. Toxicity of rutile TiO2 nanoparticles immobilized in nanokaolin nanocomposites on HepG2 cell line.

Toxicol Appl Pharmacol, 2017 Feb 1;316:114-122. doi: 10.1016/j.taap.2016.12.018. Epub 2016 Dec 28.
Mesquita B, Lopes I, Silva S, Bessa MJ, Starykevich M, Carneiro J, Galvão TLP, Ferreira MGS, Tedim J, Teixeira JP, Fraga S

Gold nanorods induce early embryonic developmental delay and lethality in zebrafish (Danio rerio).

J Toxicol Environ Health A, 2017 Jul 11:1-16. doi: 10.1080/15287394.2017.1331597. [Epub ahead of print]
Bessada SMF, Barreira JCM, Santos J, Costa S, Pimentel FB, Bessa MJ, Teixeira JP, Oliveira MBPP

Evaluation of the cytotoxicity (HepG2) and chemical composition of polar extracts from the ruderal species Coleostephus myconis (L.) Rchb.f.

J Toxicol Environ Health A, 2017 May 19:1-10. doi: 10.1080/15287394.2017.1286915. [Epub ahead of print]
Soto-Zarazúa MG, García-Alcocer MG, Berumen MC, Costa C, Bessa MJ, Teixeira JP, Rodrígues F, Oliveira MBPP, Bah M

Assessment of Beneficial and Possible Toxic Effects of Two New Alfalfa-Derived Shelf Products

Journal of Medicinal Food, 2016, 19(10): 970-977, doi:10.1089/jmf.2016.0024.
Valdiglesias V, Fernández-Bertólez N, Kiliç G, Costa C, Costa S, Fraga S, Bessa MJ, Pásaro E, Teixeira JP, Laffon B

Are iron oxide nanoparticles safe? Current knowledge and future perspectives.

J Trace Elem Med Biol, 2016 Dec;38:53-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2016.03.017. Epub 2016 Mar 31.
Costa C, Brandão F, Bessa MJ, Costa S, Valdiglesias V, Kiliç G, Fernández-Bertólez N, Quaresma P, Pereira E, Pásaro E, Laffon B, Teixeira JP

In vitro cytotoxicity of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles on neuronal and glial cells. Evaluation of nanoparticle interference with viability tests.

J Appl Toxicol, 2016 Mar;36(3):361-72. doi: 10.1002/jat.3213. Epub 2015 Jul 26.

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(2017). Human exposure to titanium dioxide nanoparticles and current toxicological data: an overview.

In Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles: Characterization, Properties and Synthesis. Nova Science Publishers Chapter 7:185-206, ISBN: 978-1-53611-073-9.