Exposure of Orconectes Virilus to Silver Nanoparticles
Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Silver nanoparticles have unique antimicrobial capabilities that are of specific interest to medical, industrial, and home goods production. The use of nanoparticles has become more prevalent; however, little is known about their environmental effect. This project was conducted to examine the toxicological effect of nanoparticles on crayfish.