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August 12th, 2005

Nano World: Bio-nanotubes to fight cancer

Abstract:
Charles Q. Choi: Nanotubes made with naturally occurring parts of cells at their core someday could serve as nanoscale capsules that deliver genes and drugs into the body, researchers told UPI's Nano World.

Materials scientists and biologists at the University of California, Santa Barbara, have experimented with positively charged lipids as potential gene-delivery mechanisms that can slip past the negatively charged membranes of cells.

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