Heat-driven release of a drug molecule from carbon nanotubes: a molecular dynamics study.


Hydrophobicity and the ability to absorb light that penetrates through living tissues make carbon nanotubes (CNTs) promising intracellular drug delivery agents. Following insertion of a drug molecule into a CNT, the latter is delivered into a tissue, is heated by near-infrared radiation, and releases the drug. To assess the feasibility of this scheme, we… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/jp104507g


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