Carbon nanotubes as intracellular transporters for proteins and DNA: An investigation of the uptake mechanism and pathway

  • Kam N
  • Liu Z
  • Dai H
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Abstract

Endocytosis or not endocytosis: The pathway of the internalization of single-walled carbon nanotube (SWNT) conjugates into mammalian cells was determined to be energy-dependent endocytosis through clathrin-coated pits.

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  • Cellular uptake
  • DNA
  • Drug delivery
  • Endocytosis
  • Nanotubes

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Authors

  • Nadine Wong Shi Kam

  • Zhuang Liu

  • Hongjie Dai

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