Interfacing Live Cells with Nanocarbon Substrates

In this Letter, we study the ability of SWCNT networks and reduced graphene oxide films in interfacing several types of cells, such as neuroendocrine PC12 cells, oligodendroglia cells, and osteoblasts

Shuchi Agarwal; Xiaozhu Zhou; Feng Ye; Qiyuan He; George C. K. Chen; Jianchow Soo; Freddy Boey; Hua Zhang; Peng Chen

2010

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  • In this Letter, we study the ability of SWCNT networks and reduced graphene oxide films in interfacing several types of cells, such as neuroendocrine PC12 cells, oligodendroglia cells, and osteoblasts
  • It was found that reduced graphene oxide is biocompatible with all these cell types, whereas the SWCNT network is inhibitory to the proliferation, viability, and neuritegenesis of PC12 cells, and the proliferation of osteoblasts
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