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Home > News > Fluorescent Nanosensor Detects Cell Death

February 23rd, 2006

Fluorescent Nanosensor Detects Cell Death

Abstract:
A team of investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital has developed a nanoparticle that signals when cells are undergoing apoptosis, the kind of cell death triggered by cancer therapies. The new nanoparticles could finally provide oncologists with a rapid assay that could tell them that a given therapy is working.

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