PŘEDNÁŠKA "Janus face" of zeolites - are they perspective or dangerous materials for biomedical applications?"
Zeolites, microporous aluminosilicate minerals, can be used in various technological applications. They also have a great potential in biotechnology and medicine. However, controversy in literature of zeolite's effect on living cells arises. On one hand, zeolites can support the adhesion, growth and phenotypic maturation of cells, but on the other hand, they can act as cytotoxic, including DNA damage.