Surface Properties of Respirable Silicate and Aluminosilicate Dusts Affecting Bioavailability
Pure respirable quartz is a known pathogenic agent for lung disease. However, for mixed dusts, neither mineralogical nor, in vitro, cytotoxicity assays unequivocally predict the contribution of quartz to their pathogenic potential.
W. E. Wallace et al., "Surface Properties of Respirable Silicate and Aluminosilicate Dusts Affecting Bioavailability," Cellular and Molecular Effects of Mineral and Synthetic Dusts and Fibres, Springer Verlag, Jan 1994.
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