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Biomedical applications of functionalised carbon nanotubes

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Abstract

The organic functionalisation of carbon nanotubes can improve substantially their solubility and biocompatibility profile; as a consequence, their manipulation and integration into biological systems has become possible so that functionalised carbon nanotubes hold currently strong promise as novel systems for the delivery of drugs, antigens and genes.

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The article was received on 19 Jul 2004, accepted on 16 Nov 2004 and first published on 21 Dec 2004


Article type: Feature Article
DOI: 10.1039/B410943K
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2005,0, 571-577
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    Biomedical applications of functionalised carbon nanotubes

    A. Bianco, K. Kostarelos, C. D. Partidos and M. Prato, Chem. Commun., 2005, 0, 571
    DOI: 10.1039/B410943K

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