Multi-walled carbon nanotube oxidation dependent keratinocyte cytotoxicity and skin inflammation.

Affiliation

Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA. [Email]

Abstract

The effects of carbon nanotubes on skin toxicity have not been extensively studied; however, our lab has previously shown that a carboxylated multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) exacerbates the 2, 4-dinitrofluorobenzene induced contact hypersensitivity response in mice. Here we examine the role of carboxylation in MWCNT skin toxicity.

Keywords

Allergy,Carbon nanotube,Dermatitis,Nanoparticle,Skin,