20. Biomedical Applications of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

  1. Xiaoyuan Chen4,5
  1. Weibo Cai1,
  2. Ting Gao2 and
  3. Hao Hong3

Published Online: 25 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch20

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

How to Cite

Cai, W., Gao, T. and Hong, H. (2011) Biomedical Applications of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, in Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging (ed X. Chen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford and Bio-X Program, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

  2. 5

    Laboratory for Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Departments of Radiology and Medical Physics, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin–Madison, and University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

  2. 2

    Tyco Electronics Corporation, Menlo Park, California, USA

  3. 3

    Departments of Radiology and Medical Physics, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470521151

Online ISBN: 9780470767047

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Keywords:

  • single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) - and biomedical applications;
  • SWNTs, explored for sensing, drug/gene/vaccine delivery - thermal therapy, molecular imaging, tissue engineering, biomedical instrumentation and other applications;
  • nonradionuclide-based molecular imaging with SWNTs - molecular imaging and molecular imaging agents (probes), determining indicative molecular markers, at different stages of diseases

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • SWNT-Based Sensors

  • Gene Delivery with SWNTs

  • Drug Delivery with SWNTs

  • Vaccine Delivery with SWNTs

  • Thermal Therapy with SWNTs

  • Nonradionuclide-Based Molecular Imaging with SWNTs

  • Radionuclide-Based Molecular Imaging with SWNTs

  • Tissue Engineering with SWNTs

  • Applications of SWNTs in Biomedical Instrumentation

  • Other Applications of SWNTs

  • Toxicity of SWNTs In Vitro

  • Toxicity of SWNTs in Rodents

  • Toxicity of SWNTs In Other Species

  • Future Directions and Challenges

  • Acknowledgments

  • References