Nanotech 2007 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2007 Vol. 2
Technical Proceedings of the 2007 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2

Biomarkers & Nanoparticles Chapter 4

An Investigation of Cellular Toxicity of Carbon Nanomaterials in African American Breast Cancer Cells

Authors: T. Taylor, D. Dean, R. Troy and P.M. Leggett-Robinson

Affilation: Tuskegee University, United States

Pages: 345 - 347

Keywords: cytotoxicity, functionalized carbon nanomaterials

Functionalized CNTs and CNFs are attractive not only because they are theoretically easier to disperse in organic solvents and water, but also because there is some evidence that these modifications may enhance solubility and/or decrease cytotoxicity in biomedical applications. The cellular toxicity of CNTs and CNFs were tested in vitro on breast cancer cells. Cell survival and attachment assays were evaluated with different concentrations of unmodified and modified CNTs and CNFs.

ISBN: 1-4200-6183-6
Pages: 838
Hardcopy: $139.95

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