September 18, 2014

Nanocontainers for Nanocargo: Delivering Genes and Proteins for Cellular Imaging, Genetic Medicine and Cancer Therapy

(Phys.org) – By loading any specific protein and nucleic acid into an icosahedral phage T4 capsid-based nanoparticle, the resulting cell delivery vehicle’s ligands can bind to the surface of specific target tissues to deliver the protein/DNA cargo. (Icosahedral viral nanoparticles … Read More

September 11, 2014

Combining Antibodies, Iron Nanoparticles and Magnets Steers Stem Cells to Injured Organs

(Eurekalert) – Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute infused antibody-studded iron nanoparticles into the bloodstream to treat heart attack damage. The combined nanoparticle enabled precise localization of the body’s own stem cells to the injured heart muscle. The study, which … Read More

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