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Nat Nanotechnol. 2012 Jul 4;7(7):416-7. doi: 10.1038/nnano.2012.110.

Nanotoxicology. No signs of illness.

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  • 1University of Toronto, Ontario, ON, Canada.

Abstract

Quantum dots that contain cadmium, selenium and zinc are not toxic to monkeys for periods of up to 90 days, but longer-term studies are needed to determine the ultimate fate of the heavy metals that accumulate in the organs.

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