To date, it is unknown which uptake mechanisms are exactly used by cells to incorporate tungsten carbide-cobalt (WC-Co) nanoparticles.


Micro-scale WC-Co particles were observed in macrophages and nano-scale particles in different vertebrate cell lines [1,2].


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  1. Lison, D et al. (1990), Environ Res, 52(2): 187-198.
  2. Busch, W et al. (2010), BMC Genomics, 11(1): 65.


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