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Carbon Nanotubes for Use in Medicine: Potentials and Limitations

By Wei Shao, Paul Arghya, Mai Yiyong, Laetitia Rodes and Satya Prakash

Submitted: March 22nd 2012Reviewed: July 23rd 2012Published: May 9th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/51785

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Wei Shao, Paul Arghya, Mai Yiyong, Laetitia Rodes and Satya Prakash (May 9th 2013). Carbon Nanotubes for Use in Medicine: Potentials and Limitations, Syntheses and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes and Their Composites Satoru Suzuki, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/51785. Available from:

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