Tag: "nanotubes" at medical news
Rice, NC State win NAS/Keck Futures funding
...rs defining the interaction of multi walled carbon nanotubes
with human epidermal keratinocytes, and the synthesis on new nano-biohybrid materials by Barron. The researchers are interested in a range of different fullerene-amino acid sequences that could allow uptake into keratinocytes without adverse effect. ...
Jefferson and Delaware researchers combine tiny nanotubes and antibodies to detect cancer
By coating the surfaces of tiny carbon nanotubes
with monoclonal antibodies, biochemists and engine... to the antibodies. They placed microscopic carbon nanotubes
between electrodes, and then covered them with monoclonal antibodies so-called guided protein missi...
UCR researchers grow bone cells on carbon nanotubes
...evious research by Haddon which showed that carbon nanotubes
could be chemically compatible with bone cells. Z...n plagued by toxicity issues when combining carbon nanotubes
with living cells," Zanello said. "So we have been looking for the most pure nanotubes
we could get ...
Neural networking nanotubes
...anch have explored the properties of single-walled nanotubes
(SWNTs) with a view to developing these materials as biologically compatible components of medical devices, sensors, and prosthetics. SWNTs are formed from carbon atoms by various techniques including deposition and resemble a rolled up sheet of chic...
Pure carbon nanotubes pass first in vivo test
...Anderson Cancer Center have determined that carbon nanotubes
injected directly into the bloodstream of research...m a dozen organs, and found significant amounts of nanotubes
only in the liver," said lead author Bruce Weisman, professor of chemistry. "The liver naturally rem...
Nano world off the radar for most
...screens contain nano particles, carbon and titania nanotubes
show promise and nano structures are the rage in engineering schools. While the proliferation of nano research may signal a mini revolution, outside the realms of business and science, this insurgency may be no more than a whisper, according to an in...
Batten down the hatches against HIV
...i at Stanford University have chosen to use carbon nanotubes
as their "means of transport". This has allowed th...workers have tested a new transport system: carbon nanotubes
are known for their abilities to be absorbed by cells and to smuggle other molecules in at the same ...
NIST's stretching exercises shed new light on nanotubes
...he first measurements* of how single-walled carbon nanotubes
(SWNTs) both scatter and absorb polarized light, a...ristic is how excitons in SWNTs impact the way the nanotubes
absorb and scatter light.For example, how easy is it for the incident light to deform an exciton to ...
Drug eluting nanostructured coatings enable targeted drug therapy for orthopedic patients
...a, San Francisco demonstrate how they have created nanotubes
from biocompatible metal oxides that can hold ther... of time. In the case of orthopedic implants with nanotubes
on the implant surfaces, drugs such as antibiotics can be loaded in the tubes and released right at ...
Brightening prospects of using fluorescent nanotubes in medical applications
In a way, nanotubes
are natures smallest candles. These tiny tubes are...s, scientists have discovered that some individual nanotubes
are fluorescent. That is, they glow when they are bathed in light. Some glow brightly. Others glow d...