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Nematodes adapt to withstand silver nanoparticle toxicity

Nematodes adapt to withstand silver nanoparticle toxicity

The doctoral work of Lisa Magdalena Rossbach showed that nematodes continuously exposed to low concentrations of silver nanoparticles can adapt towards the exposure. The maintenance of the reproductive capacity was the dominating adaptive response, whereas antioxidant defenses seemed only to be partially involved.

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

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