Ahonen, M., Kahru, A., Ivask, A., Kasemets, K., Kõljalg, S., Mantecca, P., Vinković Vrček, I., Keinänen-Toivola, M.M., and Crijns, F. (2017) Proactive Approach for Safe Use of Antimicrobial Coatings in Healthcare Settings: Opinion of the COST Action Network AMiCI, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 14, 366.



Blinova, I., Kanarbik, L., Irha, N., and Kahru, A. (2017) Ecotoxicity of nanosized magnetite to crustacean Daphnia magna and duckweed Lemna minorHydrobiologia 798, 141-149.


Brehm, M., Kafka, A., Bamler, M., Kühne, R., Schüürmann, G., Sikk, L., Burk, J., Burk, P., Tamm, T., Tämm, K., Pokhrel, S., Mädler, L., Kahru, A., Aruoja, V., Sihtmäe, M., Scott-Fordsmand, J., Sorensen, P.B., Escorihuela, L., Roca, C.P., Fernández, A., Giralt, F., and Rallo, R. (2017) An Integrated Data-Driven Strategy for Safe-by-Design Nanoparticles: The FP7 MODERN Project, Modelling the Toxicity of Nanoparticles, 257-301.


Cifuentes-Rius, A., Ivask, A., Das, S., Penya-Auladell, N., Fabregas, L., Fletcher, N. L., Houston, Z. H., Thurecht, K. J., and Voelcker, N.H. (2017) Gold Nanocluster-Mediated Cellular Death under Electromagnetic Radiation, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 9(47), 41159–41167.


Cifuentes-Rius, A., Ivask, A., Sporleder, E., Kaur, I., Assan, Y., Rao, S., Warther, D., Prestidge, C.A., Durand, J.O., and Voelcker, N.H. (2017) Dual-Action Cancer Therapy with Targeted Porous Silicon Nanovectors, Small 13(29), 1701201.


Colombo, A., Saibene, M., Moschini, E., Bonfanti, P., Collini, M., Kasemets, K., and Mantecca, P. (2017) Teratogenic hazard of BPEI-coated silver nanoparticles to Xenopus laevis, Nanotoxicology 11, 405-418.


Dunne, C.P., Keinänen-Toivola, M.M., Kahru, A., Teunissen, B., Olmez, H., Gouveia, I., Melo, L., Murzyn, K., Modic, M., Ahonen, M., Askew, P., Papadopoulos, T., Adlhart, C., and Crijns, F.R.L. (2017) Anti-Microbial Coating Innovations to Prevent Infectious Diseases (AMiCI): COST Action CA15114, Bioengineered 8(6), 679-685.


Gallud, A., Bondarenko, O., Feliu, N., Kupferschmidt, N., Atluri, R., Garcia-Bennett, A., and Fadeel, B. (2017) Macrophage activation status determines the internalization of mesoporous silica particles of different sizes: Exploring the role of different pattern recognition receptors, Biomaterials 121, 28-40.


Heinlaan, M., Muna, M., Juganson,  K., Oriekhova, O., Stoll, S., Kahru, A., and Slaveykova, V.I. (2017) Exposure to sublethal concentrations of Co3O4 and Mn2O3 nanoparticles induced elevated metal body burden in Daphnia magnaAquatic Toxicology 189, 123-133.


Ivask, A., Mitchell, A., Hope, C. M., Barry, S. M., Lombi, E., and Voelcker, N. H. (2017). Single cell level quantification of nanoparticle-cell interactions using mass cytometry. Analytical Chemistry 89, 8228-8232.


Ivask, A., Scheckel, K.G., Kapruwan, P., Stone, V., Yin, H., Voelcker, N., and Lombi, E. (2017) Complete transformation of ZnO and CuO nanoparticles in culture medium and lymphocyte cells during toxicity testing. Nanotoxicology 11, 150-156.


Joonas, E., Aruoja, V., Olli, K., Syvertsen-Wiig, G., Vija, H., and Kahru, A.(2017) Potency of (doped) rare earth oxide particles and their constituent metals to inhibit algal growth and induce direct toxic effects, Science of the Total Environment 593-594, 478–486.


Juganson, K., Mortimer, M., Ivask, A., Pucciarelli, S., Miceli, C., Orupõld, K., and Kahru, A. (2017) Mechanisms of toxic action of silver nanoparticles in the protozoan Tetrahymena thermophila: from gene expression to phenotypic events, Environmental Pollution 225, 481-489.


Kubo, A.-L., Kremer, L., Herrmann, S., Mitchell, S., Bondarenko, O., Kahru, A., and Streb, C. (2017) Antimicrobial Activity of Polyoxometalate Ionic Liquids (POM-ILs) against Clinically Relevant Pathogens, ChemPlusChem, 82, 867-871. 


Kurvet, I., Juganson, K., Vija, H., Sihtmäe, M., Blinova, I., Syvertsen-Wiig, G., and Kahru, A. (2017) Toxicity of Nine (Doped) Rare Earth Metal Oxides and Respective Individual Metals to Aquatic Microorganisms Vibrio fischeri and Tetrahymena thermophila, Materials 10, 754.



Mantecca,  P., Kasemets, K., Deokar, A., Perelshtein, I., Gedanken, A., Bakh, Y.K., Kianfar, B., and Wang, J. (2017) Airborne Nanoparticle Release and Toxicological Risk from Metal-Oxide-Coated Textiles: Toward a Multiscale Safe-by-Design Approach, Environmental Science & Technology 51, 9305-9317.


Mardo, K., Visnapuu, T., Vija, H., Aasamets, A., Viigand, K., and Alamäe, T. (2017) A Highly Active Endo-Levanase BT1760 of a Dominant Mammalian Gut Commensal Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron Cleaves Not Only Various Bacterial Levans, but Also Levan of Timothy Grass, PLoS ONE 12(1):e0169989.



McCormick, S.C., Kriel, F.H., Ivask, A., Tong, Z., Lombi, E., Voelcker, N.H., and Priest, C. (2017) The Use of Microfluidics in Cytotoxicity and Nanotoxicity Experiments. Micromachines 8, 124.



Muna, M., Heinlaan, M., Blinova, I., Vija, H., and Kahru, A.  (2017) Evaluation of the effect of test medium on total Cu body burden of nano CuO-exposed Daphnia magna: A TXRF spectroscopy study, Environmental Pollution 231, 1488-1496.


Niinemets, Ü., Kahru, A., Mander, Ü., Nõges, P., Nõges, T., Tuvikene, A., and Vasemägi, A. (2017) Interacting environmental and chemical stresses under global change in temperate aquatic ecosystems: stress responses, adaptation, and scaling, Regional Environmental Change 17, 2061-2077.


Niinemets, Ü., Kahru, A., Nõges, P., Tuvikene, A., Vasemägi, A., Mander, Ü., and Nõges, T. (2017) Environmental feedbacks in temperate aquatic ecosystems under global change: why do we need to consider chemical stressors?, Regional Environmental Change 17, 2079-2096.


Piret, J.-P., Bondarenko, O.M., Boyles, M.S.P., Himly, M., Ribeiro, A.R., Benetti, F., Smal, C., Lima, B., Potthoff, A., Simion, M., Dumortier, E., Leite, P.E.C., Bottentuit Balottin, L., Granjeiro, J.M., Ivask, A., Kahru, A., Radauer-Preiml, I., Tischler, U., Duschl, A., Saout, C., Anguissola, S., Haase, A., Jacobs, A., Nelissen, I., Misra, S.K., and Toussaintm O. (2017). Pan-European inter-laboratory studies on a panel of in vitro cytotoxicity and pro-inflammation assays for nanoparticles, Archives of Toxicology 91, 2315-2330.


Tong, Z., Ivask, A., Guo, K., McCormick, S., Lombi, E., Priest, C., and Voelcker, N.H. (2017) Crossed flow microfluidics for high throughput screening of bioactive chemical–cell interactions. Lab on a Chip 17, 501−510.


Uudeküll, P., Kozlova, J., Mändar, H., Link, J., Sihtmäe, M., Käosaar, S., Blinova, I., Kasemets, K., Kahru, A., Stern R., Tätte, T., Kukli, K., and Tamm, A. (2017) Atomic Layer Deposition of Titanium Oxide Films on As-Synthesized Magnetic Ni Particles: Magnetic and Safety Properties, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 429, 299-304.