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Title: Water-soluble carbon nanotube compositions for drug delivery and medicinal applications

Compositions comprising a plurality of functionalized carbon nanotubes and at least one type of payload molecule are provided herein. The compositions are soluble in water and PBS in some embodiments. In certain embodiments, the payload molecules are insoluble in water. Methods are described for making the compositions and administering the compositions. An extended release formulation for paclitaxel utilizing functionalized carbon nanotubes is also described.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1149690
Assignee:
William Marsh Rice University (Houston, TX); Board of Regents, The University of Texas System (Austin, TX) GFO
Patent Number(s):
8,784,866
Application Number:
12/245,438
Contract Number:
FC36-05GO15073
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2008 Oct 03
Research Org:
William Marsh Rice University, Houston, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

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