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Potential artifacts and control experiments in toxicity tests of nanoplastic and microplastic particles

October 14, 2022
Elijah Petersen, Ana Barrios, Theodore Henry, Monique Johnson, Albert Koelmans, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Joanna Matheson, Matthias Roesslein, Jian Zhao, Baoshan Xing
To fully understand the potential ecological and human health risks from nanoplastics and microplastics (NMPs) in the environment, it is critical to make accurate measurements. Similar to past research on the toxicology of engineered nanomaterials, a broad

Improved Accuracy for Calibrated Mass Distribution Measurements of Bimetallic Nanoparticles

May 23, 2022
Kaleb Duelge, George Mulholland, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Michael Zachariah, Michael Zachariah, John Pettibone
Implementation of hybrid nanoparticles (HNPs), consisting of two different metal components, into applied systems has been hindered by an incomplete understanding of structural and chemical properties responsible for their enhanced, yet inconsistent

Versailles Project on Advanced Materials and Standards (VAMAS) Interlaboratory Study on Measuring the Number Concentration of colloidal gold nanoparticles

March 9, 2022
Caterina Minelli, Karen E. Murphy, Monique Johnson, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Jeffrey Fagan, Ingo Strenge
We describe the outcome of an international interlaboratory study of the measurement of particle number concentration of colloidal nanoparticles, project 10 of the technical working area 34, "Nanoparticle Populations" of the Versailles Project on Advanced

Combining secondary ion mass spectrometry image depth profiling and single particle inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry to investigate the uptake and biodistribution of gold nanoparticles in Caenorhabditis elegans

May 20, 2021
Monique Johnson, Joe Bennett, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Shannon Hanna, Andrei Kolmakov, Nicholas Sharp, Elijah Petersen, Christopher Sims, Bryant C. Nelson, Patricia Lapasset
Analytical techniques capable of determining the spatial distribution and quantity (mass and/or particle number) of engineered nanomaterials in organisms are essential for characterizing nano-bio interactions and for nanomaterial risk assessments. Here, we

The role of ICP-MS in Separation Science

December 17, 2019
Antonio R. Montoro Bustos
Since its introduction in the 1980s, inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) has evolved to become arguably the most versatile and powerful technique for the elemental analysis of metals, metalloids and selected non-metals at (ultra-)trace

Determining what really counts: Modeling and measuring nanoparticle number concentrations

August 1, 2019
Elijah J. Petersen, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Blaza Toman, Monique E. Johnson, Mark Ellefson, George C. Caceres, Anna Lena Neuer, Qilin Chan, Jonathan Kemling, Brian Mader, Karen E. Murphy, Matthias Roesslein
Elijah J. Petersen, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Blaza Toman, Monique Johnson, Mark Ellefson, George C. Caceres, Anna Lena Neuer, Qilin Chan, Jonathan Kemling, Brian Mader, Karen Murphy, Matthias Roesslein

Validation of Single Particle ICP-MS for Routine Measurements of Nanoparticle Size and Number Size Distribution

November 25, 2018
Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Premsagar P. Kavuri, Antonio M. Possolo, Natalia Farkas, Andras Vladar, Karen E. Murphy, Michael R. Winchester
Single particle inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (spICP-MS) is an emerging technique capable of measuring nanoparticle size and number concentration simultaneously, of metal-containing nanoparticles (NPs) at environmentally relevant levels

Agglomeration of Escherichia coli with positively charged nanoparticles can lead to artifacts in a standard Caenorhabditis elegans toxicity assay

April 19, 2018
Shannon Hanna, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Alexander W. Peterson, Vytas Reipa, Leona D. Scanlan, Sanem Hosbas Coskun, Tae Joon Cho, Monique Johnson, Vincent A. Hackley, Bryant C. Nelson, Michael R. Winchester, John T. Elliott, Elijah Petersen
The increased use and incorporation of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) in consumer products requires a robust assessment of their potential environmental implications. However, a lack of standardized methods for nanotoxicity testing has yielded results

Sucrose density gradient centrifugation for efficient separation of engineered nanoparticles from a model organism, Caenorhabditis elegans

October 11, 2017
Monique E. Johnson, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Elijah J. Petersen, Shannon K. Hanna, Karen E. Murphy, Lee L. Yu, Bryant C. Nelson, Michael R. Winchester
This protocol describes a strategy for separating Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) from engineered nanomaterials, a critical step for accurate quantification in uptake studies. Conventional rinsing procedures, typically comprised of water or buffer

Redox-active Nanomaterials for Nanomedicine Applications

October 6, 2017
Christopher Sims, Shannon Hanna, Daniel A. Heller, Christopher Horoszko, Monique Johnson, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Vytas Reipa, Kathryn Riley, Bryant C. Nelson
Nanomedicine utilizes the remarkable properties of nanomaterials for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Many of these nanomaterials have been shown to have robust antioxidative properties, potentially functioning as strong scavengers of

NanoUV-VIS: an interactive visualization tool for monitoring the evolution of optical properties of nanoparticles throughout synthesis reactions

September 20, 2017
Bryan Calderon Jimenez, Gabriel Sarmanho, Karen E. Murphy, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Jose R. Vega Baudrit
Engineered nanoparticles (NPs) are being used for a broad array of high technology applications including sensing, imaging, targeted drug delivery, bio-diagnostics, catalysis, optoelectronics and film growth seeding. The enhanced optical, electrical and

Quantitative characterization of gold nanoparticles by size-exclusion and hydrodynamic chromatography, coupled to inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry and quasi-elastic light scattering

July 14, 2017
Leena M. Pitkanen, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Karen E. Murphy, Michael R. Winchester, Andre Striegel
The physicochemical characterization of nanoparticles, in general, and of gold nanoparticles (Au NPs), in particular, is of paramount importance for tailoring and optimizing the properties of these materials in specific applications, as well as for

Silver nanoparticles: technological advances, societal impacts, and metrological challenges

February 21, 2017
Bryan Calderon Jimenez, Monique E. Johnson, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Karen E. Murphy, Michael R. Winchester, Jose R. Vega Baudrit
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) show different physical and chemical properties compared to their macroscale analogs. This is primarily due to their small size and, consequently, the exceptional surface area of these materials. Presently, advances in the

Separation, Sizing, and Quantitation of Engineered Nanoparticles in an Organism Model Using Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry and Image Analysis

December 16, 2016
Monique E. Johnson, Shannon Hanna, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Christopher M. Sims, Lindsay C. Elliott, Babak Nikoobakht, John T. Elliott, Richard D. Holbrook, Keana C. Scott, Karen E. Murphy, Elijah J. Petersen, Lee L. Yu, Bryant C. Nelson, Akshay Lingayat, Adrian C. Johnston
For environmental studies assessing uptake of orally ingested engineered nanoparticles (ENPs), a key step in ensuring accurate quantification of ingested ENPs is efficient separation of the organism from ENPs that are either nonspecifically adsorbed to the

Quantification of carbon nanotubes in environmental matrices: Current capabilities, case studies, and future improvements

April 6, 2016
Elijah J. Petersen, D. X. Flores-Cervantes, Thomas Bucheli, Lindsay C. Elliott, Jeffrey A. Fagan, Alexander Gogos, Shannon Hanna, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Desiree L. Plata, Vytautas Reipa, Paul Westerhoff, Michael R. Winchester, Elisabeth Mansfield
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have numerous exciting potential applications approaching commercialization. As such, quantitative measurements of CNTs in key environmental matrices (water, soil, sediment, and biological tissues) are needed to address concerns

Using Single Particle ICP-MS as a Tool for Understanding Metallic Nanoparticle Transformation during Nanotoxicity Assays

July 1, 2014
Monique E. Johnson, Shannon Hanna, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Bryant C. Nelson, Elijah J. Petersen, Lee L. Yu
The advent of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) and their increased use has remarkably improved the performance of basic materials and consumer products, but has also increased the potential for ENP release into the environment. Technical procedures, more