Chapter 14. Nanostructured Conducting Polymer Biomaterials and their Applications in Controlled Drug Delivery

  1. Federico Carpi3 and
  2. Elisabeth Smela4
  1. Mohammad Reza Abidian1 and
  2. David C. Martin1,2

Published Online: 20 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470744697.ch14

Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators

Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators

How to Cite

Reza Abidian, M. and Martin, D. C. (2009) Nanostructured Conducting Polymer Biomaterials and their Applications in Controlled Drug Delivery, in Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators (eds F. Carpi and E. Smela), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470744697.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Interdepartmental Research Centre “E. Piaggio”, School of Engineering, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

  2. 4

    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Biomedical Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

  2. 2

    Materials Science and Engineering and Macromolecular Science and Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470773055

Online ISBN: 9780470744697

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Keywords:

  • nanostructured conducting polymer biomaterials;
  • electrically and ionically conducting polymers;
  • organic molecular framework;
  • functionalized thiophenes;
  • inorganic metals and semiconductors;
  • glucose sensors;
  • nanomaterials;
  • templating techniques;
  • conducting polymer nanotubes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nanostructured Conducting Polymers

  • Conducting Polymer Nanotubes for Controlled Drug Delivery

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References