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Research finds gallium nitride is non-toxic, biocompatible - holds promise for implants (10/29/2011)

However, the new findings from NC State and Purdue mean that GaN holds promise for an array of implantable technologies - from electrodes used in neurostimulation therapies for Alzheimer's to transistors used to monitor blood chemistry. "The first finding is that GaN, unlike other semiconductor materials that have been considered for biomedical implants, is not toxic. That minimizes risk to both the environment and to patients," says Dr. Albena Ivanisevic, who co-authored a paper describing the research. NOTCOT. Corporate Grants, Non-profit Funding, Philanthropy, Capital Campaigns & Fundraising Resources.

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