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Nanoparticles applied to plant science: A review

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Author(s):
Capaldi Arruda, Sandra Cristina [1] ; Diniz Silva, Alisson Luiz [2, 3] ; Galazzi, Rodrigo Moretto [2, 3] ; Azevedo, Ricardo Antunes [1] ; Zezzi Arruda, Marco Aurelio [2, 3]
Total Authors: 5
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, ESALQ, Dept Genet, Lab Plant Biochem & Genet, BR-13400970 Piracicaba, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Campinas, UNICAMP, Spectrometry Sample Preparat & Mechanisat Grp, Inst Chem, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Estadual Campinas, UNICAMP, Natl Inst Sci & Technol Bioanalyt, Inst Chem, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Review article
Source: Talanta; v. 131, p. 693-705, JAN 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 94
Abstract

The present review addresses certain important aspects regarding nanoparticles and the environment, with an emphasis on plant science. The production and characterization of nanoparticles is the focus of this review, providing an idea of the range and the consolidation of these aspects in the literature, with modifications on the routes of synthesis and the application of the analytical techniques for characterization of the nanoparticles (NPs). Additionally, aspects related to the interaction between the NPs and plants, their toxicities, and the phytoremediation process, among others, are also discussed. Future trends are also presented, supplying evidence for certain possibilities regarding new research involving nanoparticles and plants. (C) 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/15646-3 - Evaluation of transgenic and non-transgenic soybean plants cultivated in soil treated with silver nanoparticles.
Grantee:Rodrigo Moretto Galazzi
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 12/21344-7 - Metallomics studies applied to genetically modified species of soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merrill] and Arabidopsis thaliana
Grantee:Marco Aurelio Zezzi Arruda
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 09/54676-0 - Oxidative stress induced by metals: new approaches
Grantee:Ricardo Antunes de Azevedo
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants