Visn. Nac. Akad. Nauk Ukr. 2015. (7): 41-52

I.S. Chekman, N.A. Gorchakova, K.B. Raslin
Bogomolets National Medical University, Kyiv


This article lists some of the allotropes of carbon, presents their descriptions and analyzes their properties. The data about the rational use of nanocarbon in scientific and technical applications is summarized. Special attention is paid to the aspects of biomedical use of the nanocarbon compounds. The history of their discovery and the ways of further development are also presented. The article also touches upon the issue of the necessity of the evaluation of the nanocarbon compounds toxicity for living systems.
Keywords: nanocarbon, graphene, fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, nanocomposites of carbon with metals, toxicity of the nanocarbon compounds.


Language of article: ukrainian


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