TheAMCExperts

Anne Kahru

Anne Kahru
In my laboratory of environmental toxicology a multidisciplinary toolbox of microbiology, ecotoxicology, in vitro cell cultures, molecular biology and analytical chemistry is applied to study the safety of different chemicals, engineered nanoparticles and environmental samples.

Kubo, A.-L., Vasiliev, G., Vija, H., Krishtal, J., Tõugu, V., Visnapuu, M., Kisand, V., Kahru, A., Bondarenko, O.M. (2020). Surface carboxylation or PEGylation decreases CuO nanoparticles’ cytotoxicity to human cells in vitro without compromising their antibacterial properties. Archives of Toxicology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00204-020-02720-7

Rosenberg, M., Ilić, K., Juganson, K., Ivask, A., Ahonen, M., Vinković Vrček, I., Kahru, A. (2019). Potential ecotoxicological effects of antimicrobial surface coatings: a literature survey backed up by analysis of market reports. PeerJ 7, e6315. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.6315

Rosenberg, M., Vija, H., Kahru, A., Keevil, C.W., and Ivask, A. (2018). Rapid in situ assessment of Cu-ion mediated effects and antibacterial efficacy of copper surfaces. Scientific Reports 8, 8172.

Kubo, A.-L., Capjak, I., Vrček, I.V., Bondarenko, O.M., Kurvet, I., Vija, H., Ivask, A., Kasemets, K., and Kahru, A. (2018). Antimicrobial potency of differently coated 10 and 50 nm silver nanoparticles against clinically relevant bacteria Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 170, 401–410

Anne Kahru

National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics,
Akadeemia tee 23, 12618 Tallinn, Estonia

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Senior Investigator
MC Member / Substitute
Performance Assessment; Lab-Field-Benchmark
Adverse Effects/Risk-benefit analysis
Translate science into applicable solutions