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Polymers manipulate cells

An emerging topic of research into conducting polymers revolves around their integration with living tissue. Using an organic electronic ion pump enables cell responses to be controlled, providing an intriguing avenue to further this area.

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Figure 1: Schematic view of the organic electronic ion pump.


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Martin, D. Polymers manipulate cells. Nature Mater 6, 626–627 (2007).

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