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July 10th, 2005

Magnetic Nanotubes Aid Separation and Drug Delivery

Abstract:
Over the past several years, silicon nanotubes have become attractive starting materials for creating multifunctional nanodevices, largely because the inside and outside of the nanotube can be modified independently of one another. Now, researchers from the University of Maryland have used this characteristic to create multifunctional magnetic nanotubes that can be used in bioseparations and as drug delivery vehicles.

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