TITLE

Fuelling implant efficiency

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);5/16/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7675, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that researchers from Newcastle University are investigating the use of substances contained in the bloodstream as a means of producing long-life, low-power fuel cells that can be implanted into the body. Use of biofuel cells in devices such as pacemakers, insulin pumps and prosthetic units; Increasing demand for miniature low-power sources to run the implants safely; Ways of immobilizing enzymes on to electrode substrates.
ACCESSION #
17139106

 

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