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Novel Techniques in Nutrition and Food Science

Copper Nanoparticles and Antioxidant Stress: Problem Makers or Solvers?

  • Open or Close Michael AB Naafs*

    Dutch Internist Endocrinologist, Netherlands

    *Corresponding author: Michael AB Naafs, Dutch Internist Endocrinologist, Netherlands

Submission: January 23, 2019;Published: January 28, 2019

DOI: 10.31031/NTNF.2019.03.000557

ISSN: 2640-9208
Volume3 Issue2


In this mini-review various aspects of copper nanoparticles are considered with a special emphasis on antioxidant stress. Copper nanoparticles may become a problem maker for the environment but seems a problem solver in wound dressings and potentially in diabetes and cancer. Longterm toxicity of copper nanoparticles is not known. An international registry agency should control the use of copper nanoparticles, especially in food nanotechnology.

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