BioMed Research International

Environmental Mutagenicity and Carcinogenicity of Nanomaterials


Publishing date
01 Jul 2021
Status
Closed
Submission deadline
26 Feb 2021

Lead Editor

1King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

2Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India

3China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

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Environmental Mutagenicity and Carcinogenicity of Nanomaterials

This issue is now closed for submissions.
More articles will be published in the near future.

Description

Various types of nanomaterials are used in daily life. Due to their small size, they can be beneficial as well as harmful to humans, animals, and aquatic organisms. The mechanism of nanomaterials inducing mutagenicity and carcinogenicity on cells, tissues, and nuclear materials in animals and humans is distinct in part due to differences in the surface area to volume ratio, which shows distinctive biological and physiochemical characteristics from the bulk material.

Nanomaterials are extensively used in drugs, consumer products, and drug delivery systems. However, extensive use of nanomaterials can cause contamination to the environment. These nanomaterials can affect humans through various routes such as oral consumption, inhalation, and dermal absorption, inducing toxicity and impacting health. Despite exploration into how nanomaterials may induce mutagenicity and carcinogenicity, the underlying mechanisms of this toxicity are less studied.

Therefore, the purpose of this Special Issue is to comprehensively assess the effects of nanomaterials on mutagenesis and carcinogenesis in living organisms. This Issue is focused on safety and clinical issues, thus it should facilitate our understanding of the applications of nanoparticles and identification of potential hazards. Original research and review articles are welcome.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Mechanisms of nanomaterial toxicity
  • Mechanisms of nanomaterial carcinogenicity
  • Ecomutagenecity and genotoxicity of nanomaterials
  • Nanomaterials as new medical options for the treatment of cancers
  • The role of oxidative stress and its implications for cancer
  • Treatment of cancer using nanoparticles

Articles

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  • - Article ID 5518999
  • - Review Article

Synthesis and Toxicity of Graphene Oxide Nanoparticles: A Literature Review of In Vitro and In Vivo Studies

Asmaa Rhazouani | Halima Gamrani | ... | Faissal AZIZ
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  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 5535570
  • - Research Article

Antioxidant and Anticancer Efficacies of Anethum graveolens against Human Breast Carcinoma Cells through Oxidative Stress and Caspase Dependency

Mai M. Al-Oqail | Nida N. Farshori
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2021
  • - Article ID 8568926
  • - Research Article

Association between Tumor Prognosis Marker Visfatin and Proinflammatory Cytokines in Hypertensive Patients

Ramya Parimelazhagan | Dhamodharan Umapathy | ... | Nalini Namasivayan
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2020
  • - Article ID 8872479
  • - Research Article

Antioxidant Activity of Telmisartan–Cu(II) Nanoparticles Connected 2-Pyrimidinamine and Their Evaluation of Cytotoxicity Activities

Radhakrishnan Surendrakumar | Akbar Idhayadhulla | ... | Chidambaram Sathish Kumar
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  • - Volume 2020
  • - Article ID 5352427
  • - Research Article

Effective Remediation Strategy for Xenobiotic Zoxamide by Pure Bacterial Strains, Escherichia coli, Streptococcus pyogenes, and Streptococcus pneumoniae

Khuram Shahzad Ahmad | Ayesha Sajid | ... | Daoud Ali
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