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Improving thermal stability and efficacy of BCNU in treating glioma cells using PAA-functionalized graphene oxide

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Nanomedicine, March 2012
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Title
Improving thermal stability and efficacy of BCNU in treating glioma cells using PAA-functionalized graphene oxide
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International Journal of Nanomedicine, March 2012
DOI 10.2147/ijn.s29376
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Yu-Jen Lu, Hung-Wei Yang, Sheng-Che Hung, Chiung-Yin Huang, Shin-Ming Li, Chen-Chi M, Pin-Yuan Chen, Hong-Chieh Tsai, Kuo-Chen Wei, Jyh-Ping Chen

Abstract

1,3-bis(2-chloroethyl)-1-nitrosourea (BCNU), a commercial chemotherapeutic drug for treating malignant brain tumors, has poor thermal stability and a short half-life. Immobilization of BCNU on a nanocarrier might increase the thermal stability of BCNU and extend its half-life.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 58 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 17%
Student > Master 9 16%
Researcher 6 10%
Professor > Associate Professor 6 10%
Student > Postgraduate 5 9%
Other 12 21%
Unknown 10 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 9 16%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 14%
Materials Science 7 12%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 9%
Chemical Engineering 3 5%
Other 9 16%
Unknown 17 29%
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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 24 May 2012.
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#17,284,597
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Outputs from International Journal of Nanomedicine
#2,467
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#106,921
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#62
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