Graphene Oxide Stimulates Cells to Ruffle and Shed Plasma Membranes

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The application of graphene oxide is wide ranging. Although it is known to be toxic to cells, its exact effect on cells remains an open question. In this issue of Chem, Dichtel and coworkers show that graphene oxide stimulates the ruffling and shedding of plasma membrane of several mammalian cell lines.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-190
Number of pages2
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Aug 11

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • General Chemical Engineering
  • Biochemistry, medical
  • Materials Chemistry


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