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December 13th, 2004

Selective coatings create biological sensors from carbon nanotubes

Abstract:
Protein-encapsulated single-walled carbon nanotubes that alter their fluorescence in the presence of specific biomolecules could generate many new types of implantable biological sensors, say researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who developed the encapsulation technique.

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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