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September 10th, 2006

Targeting Buckyballs with Antibodies

Abstract:
Hollow buckyballs, spherical molecules made of sixty carbon atoms linked to one another like the panels of a soccer ball, have the potential to ferry large doses of anticancer drugs or imaging agents to tumors. A new method for attaching tumor-targeting antibodies to the surface of buckyballs could help turn this promise into reality.

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