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Karen M. Gladwin, Raymond L. D. Whitby, Sergey V. Mikhalovsky, Paul Tomlins and Jimi Adu In Vitro Biocompatibility of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes with Sensory Neurons Advanced Healthcare Materials 2

Version of Record online: 8 NOV 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201200233

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Multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) have been reported as a potential material for application in neurobiological scaffolds. However, our results demonstrate that compared to laminin, a basement membrane protein found in axon pathways, MWCNTs provide an inferior substrate for the growth of postnatal dorsal root ganglia neurons. These findings suggest that although neurons will grow on MWCNT substrates, these substrates require surface modification to support optimal neurite outgrowth.

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