Toxic Potential of Mineral Dusts

In this outline of the most prominent factors involved in particle toxicology, we highlight the differences in the toxic potential among airborne particles and describe what is known about the most notorious toxic agents, such as silica and asbestos

B. Fubini

2008

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  • In this outline of the most prominent factors involved in particle toxicology, we highlight the differences in the toxic potential among airborne particles and describe what is known about the most notorious toxic agents, such as silica and asbestos
  • The most relevant surface properties addressed here are the potential for free radical generation, the adsorption of endogenous molecules, and the degree of hydrophilicity or hydrophobicity of the various materials
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