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- Samei, Mahya, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Environmental science and pollution research international 2019 v.26 no.3 pp. 2409-2420
- Selenastrum capricornutum; aquatic ecosystems; cell death; food chain; freshwater; microalgae; nanoparticles; nanorods; toxicity; zinc; zinc oxide
- ... Microalgae are key test organisms to assess the effects of chemicals on aquatic ecosystems. Zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO NPs) as a widely used metal oxide is considered a potential threat to these primary producers at the base of the food chain. This study investigates the toxicity of ZnO NPs, bulk ZnO, and Zn²⁺ to the representative of freshwater microalgae, Raphidocelis subcapitata. To examine ...