Nanomedicine, Volume IIA: Biocompatibility

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Robert A. Freitas Jr., Nanomedicine, Volume IIA: Biocompatibility, Landes Bioscience, Georgetown, TX, 2003


15.5.7 Cytomembrane and Intracellular Mechanocompatibility

When penetrating and entering the living cell, nanorobot physical structures and activities must be mechanically compatible with the cellular glycocalyx (Section, the plasma and organelle membranes (Section, and all cytoskeletal systems (Section Nanorobots must avoid causing intracellular cavitation, shock wave damage, or decompression nucleation (Section, disrupting intracellular microzones (Section, mechanically inducing intracellular proteolysis or apoptosis (Section, or mechanically disrupting chromosomes in the cell nucleus (Section


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