Bio Focus: Shape affects success in DNA nanoparticle therapy

May 2013
MRS Bulletin;May2013, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p361
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The article reports on the study which develops a method to control the shape of condensed DNA-block copolymer nanoparticles. It states that the study was conducted by Hai-Quan Mao and Erik Kuijten of John Hapkins and Nortwestern universities, which also show that the developed method can contribute to the development of effective drug delivery system for treatment of cancer and other diseases. It says that the nanoparticles through DNA compression with block copolymer of cationic phosphoester.


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