Evaluating the effects of nacre on human skin and scar cells in culture

Vipul Agarwal, Edwin Tjandra, K Iyer, Barry Humfrey, Mark Fear, Fiona Wood, Sarah Dunlop, Colin Raston

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    Abstract

    Pearl nacre, a biomineralisation product of molluscs, has growing applications in cosmetics, as well as dental and bone restoration, yet a systematic evaluation of its biosafety is lacking. Here, we assessed the biocompatibility of nacre with two human primary dermal fibroblast cell cultures and an immortalised epidermal cell line and found no adverse effects. This journal is

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)223-227
    Number of pages5
    JournalToxicology Research
    Volume3
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    Agarwal, V., Tjandra, E., Iyer, K., Humfrey, B., Fear, M., Wood, F., Dunlop, S., & Raston, C. (2014). Evaluating the effects of nacre on human skin and scar cells in culture. Toxicology Research, 3(4), 223-227. https://doi.org/10.1039/c4tx00004h