Study on the Properties and Cytotoxicity Assessment of Nanostructure Copper-Cerium Model Catalysts Prepared by Coprecipitation Approach

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Since the growing interest in the manufacture and environmental applications of composites consisting of CuO and CeO2 nanoparticles. This work describes the CuO/CeO2 nanoparticle materials were synthesized by coprecipitation approach with aqueous solutions of copper nitrate and cerium nitrate. The nanocomposite particles were characterized by HRTEM, with a particle size around nanoscale particle sizes (~10 nm) with high dispersion phenomena. Further, cell cytotoxicity and the percentage cell survival was determined by using 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-5(3-carboxymethoxyphenol)-2-(4-sulfophenyl)-2H-tetrazoli um (MTS) assay on human fetal lung tissue cell (MRC-5). The experimental results show that the CuO/CeO2 nanoparticle materials only minor cause cytotoxicity effect in cultured human cells.

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Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 160-162)

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Guojun Zhang and Jessica Xu

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1291-1296

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.160-162.1291

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C. M. Hung "Study on the Properties and Cytotoxicity Assessment of Nanostructure Copper-Cerium Model Catalysts Prepared by Coprecipitation Approach", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 160-162, pp. 1291-1296, 2011

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November 2010

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