6. Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Bioapplications

  1. Knut Rurack2 and
  2. Ramón Martínez-Máñez3
  1. Lingrong Gu,
  2. Fushen Lu,
  3. Pengju G. Luo,
  4. Haifang Wang,
  5. Mohammed J. Meziani and
  6. Ya-Ping Sun

Published Online: 16 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470552704.ch6

The Supramolecular Chemistry of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials

The Supramolecular Chemistry of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials

How to Cite

Gu, L., Lu, F., Luo, P. G., Wang, H., Meziani, M. J. and Sun, Y.-P. (2010) Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Bioapplications, in The Supramolecular Chemistry of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials (eds K. Rurack and R. Martínez-Máñez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470552704.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Div. I.5 Bioanalytics, BAM Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und–prüfung, Richard-Willstätter-Strasse 11, D-12489 Berlin, Germany

  2. 3

    Instituto de Reconocimiento Molecular y Desarrollo Tecnológico, Centro Mixto Universidad Politécnica de Valencia–Universidad de Valencia. Departamento de Química, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Camino de Vera s/n, E-46022 Valencia, Spain

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Laboratory for Emerging Materials and Technology, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29634-0973, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 3 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470376218

Online ISBN: 9780470552704



  • functionalized carbon nanotubes for bioapplications;
  • functionalization of carbon nanotubes - covalent and noncovalent methods;
  • bioapplications of carbon nanotubes - biosensors, biodelivery, bioimaging, tissue engineering


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes

  • Bioapplications of Carbon Nanotubes

  • Conclusions and Perspectives

  • References