DNA dissolves single-walled carbon nanotubes in water

Yuichi Noguchi, Ayumi Ishibashi, Takahiko Nojima, Naotoshi Nakashima

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    Abstract

    Carbon nanotubes(CNT) have been in the forefront of nanoscience and nanotechnology. However, because of the insolubility of nanotubes in water, chemical, biochemical, and biological approaches using these materials have been limited. Soluble CNTs in water is of interests since they will open the door in such fields. In this report, we examined the effects of spermine toward the solubilization of SWNTs using DNA.

    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 19 2006
    Event55th SPSJ Annual Meeting - Nagoya, Japan
    Duration: May 24 2006May 26 2006

    Other

    Other55th SPSJ Annual Meeting
    Country/TerritoryJapan
    CityNagoya
    Period5/24/065/26/06

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Engineering(all)

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