Bosi 2013 (1)

2013 - Top Curr Chem. 2013 Sep 27.

Carbon Nanotubes in Tissue Engineering

Bosi S, Ballerini L, Prato M.

 

Abstract:

As a result of their peculiar features, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are emerging in many areas of nanotechnology applications. CNT-based technology has been increasingly proposed for biomedical applications, to develop biomolecule nanocarriers, bionanosensors and smart material for tissue engineering purposes. In the following chapter this latter application will be explored, describing why CNTs can be considered an ideal material able to support and boost the growth and the proliferation of many kinds of tissues.

 

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