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CARBON NANOTUBE-BASED DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME

United States Patent Application

20100021471
A1
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The present invention includes a conjugates comprising a carbon nanotube with at least one covalently attached recognition module, and at least one covalently attached pharmaceutical compound or a precursor of the pharmaceutical compound, wherein the pharmaceutical compound, or precursor of the pharmaceutical compound, is attached to the carbon nanotube by a linker moiety.
Chen, Jingyi (St. Louis, MO), Wong, Stanislaus S. (Stony Brook, NY), Ojima, Iwao (Port Jefferson, NY)
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton NY)
12/ 179,887
July 25, 2008
[0001] This application was supported by grants from the National Cancer Institute (CA 103314) and the National Science Foundation (CAREER DMR-0348239). The application was also supported by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Basic Energy Sciences under Contract DE-AC-02-98CH10886. The Government has certain rights in this application.