Becker, Matthew L. and Fagan, Jeffrey A. and Gallant, Nathan D. and Bauer, Barry J. and Bajpai, Vardan and Hobbie, Erik K. and Lacerda, Silvia H. and Migler, Kalman B. and Jakupciak, John P. (2007) Length-dependent uptake of DNA-wrapped single-walled carbon nanotubes. ADVANCED MATERIALS, 19 (7). pp. 939-945.
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A length threshold for cell uptake of DNA-wrapped single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) by human lung fibroblasts (IMR90) is identified. Competitive uptake experiments with well-defined and characterized length fractions show that SWNTs above the length threshold are excluded from the cell, whereas SWNTs labeled with Cy3-derivatized DNA below the threshold are able to access the cell interior, as shown in the fluorescence image and on the cover.
|Subjects:||Physical Science > Nano objects|
Biomedical Science > Nanotechnology for human health
Risk > Environment, health and safety aspects of nanotechnology
|Deposited By:||Anuj Seth|
|Deposited On:||26 May 2009 13:42|
|Last Modified:||26 May 2009 13:42|
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