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Title: Compositions and methods for cancer treatment using targeted carbon nanotubes

Compositions for detecting and/or destroying cancer tumors and/or cancer cells via photodynamic therapy are disclosed, as well as methods of use thereof. The compositions comprise a linking protein or peptide attached to or otherwise physically associated with a carbon nanotube to form a targeted protein-carbon nanotube complex.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1333826
Assignee:
The Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK) CHO
Patent Number(s):
9,504,745
Application Number:
14/100,892
Contract Number:
FG02-06ER64239
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Dec 09
Research Org:
The Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES

Works referenced in this record:

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Immunization with Peptide-Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes Enhances Virus-Specific Neutralizing Antibody Responses
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