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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.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1149690
Report Number(s):
8,784,866
12/245,438
DOE Contract Number:
FC36-05GO15073
Resource Type:
Patent
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