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Environment, Health and Safety Research

Effects of nanoparticles on liver cells

Project Information

Principal InvestigatorVicki Stone
InstitutionNapier University
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Relevance to ImplicationsHigh
Class of NanomaterialEngineered Nanomaterials
Impact SectorHuman Health
Broad Research Categories Hazard
Risk Assessment
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Funding Information

Anticipated Total Funding$302,469.00
Annual Funding$100,823.00
Funding SourceEU
Funding MechanismExtramural
Funding SectorGovernment
Start Year2005
Anticipated End Year2008


To investigate the uptake of nanoparticles by hepatocytes and Kupffer cells, the impact on cell function and potential for excretion into bile.