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November 15th, 2005

Nanoparticle Targets Specific TNF Receptor

Abstract:
Using a silica nanoparticle as a starting point, researchers at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, have created a fluorescent nanoparticle capable of targeting the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) type 2 cell surface receptor, a specific receptor that may be able to trigger cell death in cancer cells.

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