International Journal of Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology

Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2017

  • Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles: The Hidden Danger

    Mona A. El Shemy, Naglaa Ibrahim Azab, Rabab Fawzy Salim

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2017
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 19 October 2016
    Accepted: 12 November 2016
    Published: 22 February 2017
    Abstract: Zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO-NPs) are used in many industries and medications, increasing the exposure to ZnO-NPs that may have harmful side effects. So, we studied the hepatotoxic effect of ZnO-NPs and explored the role of vitamin E in the reduction of their toxic effects. Forty male albino rats, divided into four groups (10 rats per group) were ... Show More