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Nanoparticles target multiple cancer genes, shrink tumors more effectively April 4, 2009

Posted by Dreamhealer in Cancer, Dreamhealer, Genetics, Research.

The nanoparticles, administered in conjuction with ultrasound irradiation, exerted their effects only on malignant tissue, leaving healthy tissue alone. “It is a very selective and targeted approach,” said Gavin Robertson, Ph.D., who led the team of researchers from the Penn State College of Medicine. “And unlike most other cancer drugs that inadvertently affect a bunch of proteins, we are able to knock out single genes.” Read More… 


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