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Biomedical Applications of Graphene


He Shen, Liming Zhang, Min Liu and Zhijun Zhang

Theranostics. 2012; 2(3): 283–294.


Graphene exhibits unique 2-D structure and exceptional phyiscal and chemical properties that lead to many potential applications. Among various applications, biomedical applications of graphene have attracted ever-increasing interests over the last three years. In this review, we present an overview of current advances in applications of graphene in biomedicine with focus on drug delivery, cancer therapy and biological imaging, together with a brief discussion on the challenges and perspectives for future research in this field.

Keywords: graphene, biomedical application, drug delivery, biosensing, bioimaging.

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