Birgit K Gaiser

Summary

Affiliation: Heriot-Watt University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effects of silver nanoparticles on the liver and hepatocytes in vitro
    Birgit K Gaiser
    Heriot Watt University, School of Life Sciences, Nanosafety Research Group, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, UK
    Toxicol Sci 131:537-47. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Effects of silver and cerium dioxide micro- and nano-sized particles on Daphnia magna
    Birgit K Gaiser
    Edinburgh Napier University, School of Health, Life and Social Sciences, Sighthill Campus, Sighthill Court, Edinburgh EH11 4BN, UK
    J Environ Monit 13:1227-35. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Interspecies comparisons on the uptake and toxicity of silver and cerium dioxide nanoparticles
    Birgit K Gaiser
    Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
    Environ Toxicol Chem 31:144-54. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Primary human hepatocytes versus hepatic cell line: assessing their suitability for in vitro nanotoxicology
    Ali Kermanizadeh
    Heriot Watt University, School of Life Sciences, John Muir Building, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, UK
    Nanotoxicology 7:1255-71. 2013
  5. pmc Assessing exposure, uptake and toxicity of silver and cerium dioxide nanoparticles from contaminated environments
    Birgit K Gaiser
    Edinburgh Napier University, UK
    Environ Health 8:S2. 2009
  6. pmc An in vitro assessment of panel of engineered nanomaterials using a human renal cell line: cytotoxicity, pro-inflammatory response, oxidative stress and genotoxicity
    Ali Kermanizadeh
    Heriot Watt University, School of Life Sciences, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, UK
    BMC Nephrol 14:96. 2013
  7. doi request reprint In vitro assessment of engineered nanomaterials using a hepatocyte cell line: cytotoxicity, pro-inflammatory cytokines and functional markers
    Ali Kermanizadeh
    Heriot Watt University, School of Life Sciences, John Muir Building, Edinburgh, UK
    Nanotoxicology 7:301-13. 2013
  8. pmc An in vitro liver model--assessing oxidative stress and genotoxicity following exposure of hepatocytes to a panel of engineered nanomaterials
    Ali Kermanizadeh
    Heriot Watt University, School of Life Sciences, Nanosafety Research Group, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, UK
    Part Fibre Toxicol 9:28. 2012

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. doi request reprint Effects of silver nanoparticles on the liver and hepatocytes in vitro
    Birgit K Gaiser
    Heriot Watt University, School of Life Sciences, Nanosafety Research Group, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, UK
    Toxicol Sci 131:537-47. 2013
    ..In addition, the similarities between in vitro and in vivo responses are striking and encouraging for future reduction, refinement, and replacement of animal studies by the use of hepatocyte cell lines in particle risk assessment...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of silver and cerium dioxide micro- and nano-sized particles on Daphnia magna
    Birgit K Gaiser
    Edinburgh Napier University, School of Health, Life and Social Sciences, Sighthill Campus, Sighthill Court, Edinburgh EH11 4BN, UK
    J Environ Monit 13:1227-35. 2011
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  3. doi request reprint Interspecies comparisons on the uptake and toxicity of silver and cerium dioxide nanoparticles
    Birgit K Gaiser
    Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK
    Environ Toxicol Chem 31:144-54. 2012
    ..Our findings also suggest transport of particles through the gastrointestinal barrier, which is likely to be an important uptake route when assessing particle risk...
  4. doi request reprint Primary human hepatocytes versus hepatic cell line: assessing their suitability for in vitro nanotoxicology
    Ali Kermanizadeh
    Heriot Watt University, School of Life Sciences, John Muir Building, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, UK
    Nanotoxicology 7:1255-71. 2013
    ..This study demonstrates that the C3A cell line is a good model for investigating NM-induced hepatocyte responses with respect to uptake, cytotoxicity, pro-inflammatory cytokine production and albumin production...
  5. pmc Assessing exposure, uptake and toxicity of silver and cerium dioxide nanoparticles from contaminated environments
    Birgit K Gaiser
    Edinburgh Napier University, UK
    Environ Health 8:S2. 2009
    ..Such consistency suggests that further studies might allow extrapolation of results between different models and species...
  6. pmc An in vitro assessment of panel of engineered nanomaterials using a human renal cell line: cytotoxicity, pro-inflammatory response, oxidative stress and genotoxicity
    Ali Kermanizadeh
    Heriot Watt University, School of Life Sciences, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, UK
    BMC Nephrol 14:96. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint In vitro assessment of engineered nanomaterials using a hepatocyte cell line: cytotoxicity, pro-inflammatory cytokines and functional markers
    Ali Kermanizadeh
    Heriot Watt University, School of Life Sciences, John Muir Building, Edinburgh, UK
    Nanotoxicology 7:301-13. 2013
    ..Urea and albumin production were measured as indicators of hepatic function. These markers were only altered by the coated and uncoated ZnO, which significantly decreased albumin production...
  8. pmc An in vitro liver model--assessing oxidative stress and genotoxicity following exposure of hepatocytes to a panel of engineered nanomaterials
    Ali Kermanizadeh
    Heriot Watt University, School of Life Sciences, Nanosafety Research Group, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, UK
    Part Fibre Toxicol 9:28. 2012
    ....