Toward the suppression of cellular toxicity from single-walled carbon nanotubes
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In the multidisciplinary fields of nanobiology and nanomedicine, single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) have shown great promise due to their unique morphological, physical and chemical properties. However, understanding and suppressing their cellular toxicity is a mandatory step before promoting their biomedical applications. In light of the flourishing recent literature, we provide here an extensive review on SWCNT cellular toxicity and an attempt to identify the key parameters to be considered in order to obtain SWCNT samples with minimal or no cellular toxicity.
Gao , Z , Varela , J A , Groc , L , Lounis , B & Cognet , L 2016 , ' Toward the suppression of cellular toxicity from single-walled carbon nanotubes ' , Biomaterials Science , vol. 4 , no. 2 , pp. 230-44 . https://doi.org/10.1039/c5bm00134j
Copyright © 2015 The Author(s). This work has been made available online in accordance with the publisher’s policies. This is the author created, accepted version manuscript following peer review and may differ slightly from the final published version. The final published version of this work is available at https://doi.org/10.1039/C5BM00134J
DescriptionThis work was supported by CNRS, Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR-RPIB-004-03), Conseil Régional d'Aquitaine (2011-1603009), the France-BioImaging National Infrastructure (ANR-10-INBS-04-01) and IdEx Bordeaux (ANR-10-IDEX-03-02). JAV acknowledges Marie Curie Individual Fellowship 326442 funding.
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