Title

Surface Properties of Respirable Silicate and Aluminosilicate Dusts Affecting Bioavailability

Abstract

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.

Department(s)

Mining and Nuclear Engineering

Document Type

Article - Journal

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 1994 Springer Verlag, All rights reserved.


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