Biosafety assessment of conducting nanostructured materials by using co-cultures of neurons and astrocytes

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Lichtenstein, Mathieu; Carretero, Nina M.; Pérez Soler, Estela; Pulido-Salgado, Marta; Moral-Vico, Javier; Solà, Carme; Casañ Pastor, Nieves; Suñol, Cristina;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: handle: 10261/177127, doi: 10.1016/j.neuro.2018.07.010
  • Subject: Electroactive materials | Iridium oxide-carbon nanotube-conducting polymers | Neural system | Neural biocompatibility | Neuron-astrocyte co-cultures | Inflammation

Neural electrode implants are made mostly of noble materials. We have synthesized a nanostructured material combining the good electrochemical properties of iridium oxide (IrOx) and carbon-nanotubes (CNT) and the properties of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT). I... View more
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