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Volume 8 Issue 9 - 2020
The Biocompatibility and Toxicity of Nanocarbon Onion-Like Fullerene (NOLF) Materials in Humans and Living Systems
Nicholas A Kerna1* and John V Flores2,3
1SMC–Medical Research, Thailand
2Beverly Hills Wellness Surgical Institute, USA
3Orange Partners Surgicenter, USA
*Corresponding Author: Nicholas A Kerna, POB47 Phatphong, Suriwongse Road, Bangkok, Thailand 10500.
Received: August 04, 2020; Published: September 15, 2020




Abstract

Carbon fullerene materials have been investigated for applications in humans for nearly fifty years. Fullerene materials are composed of carbon atoms and are compatible with specific biological systems. They reduce the number of free radicals in cells, provide anti-inflammatory effects, and inhibit tumor growth. However, the primary antioxidant benefit of fullerene materials seems to be the activation of nuclear factor (erythroid-derived 2) factor 2 (Nrf2). Nanocarbon onion-like fullerene (NOLF) materials have a high surface area to volume ratio, making them viable for transportation within humans and animals. They aid in targeted drug delivery for varying conditions, such as cancer therapy. However, NOLFs safety, manufacture, and dosage should be further evaluated for consistency and toxicity and established for the safe therapeutic use in humans, animals, and plants.

 

Keywords: Biocompatibility; Diamagnetic; Free Radical; Fullerene; Nanocarbon; Quantum Cell; Toxicity

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