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Materials for bioelectronics

Organic electronics meets biology

The structural similarity of organic semiconductors to biological compounds suggests the use of these materials in biomedical applications, yet their implementation is not straightforward. Research in this area is growing fast, thanks to the combined efforts of the multidisciplinary bioelectronics community.

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Lanzani, G. Organic electronics meets biology. Nature Mater 13, 775–776 (2014).

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