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October 8th, 2006

Auburn professor's high-powered microscope shows all

Byron Cheatham, director of sales, said the hottest area for sales of the CytoViva is in nanotechnology. "One of the things done at the basic research level is to see if nanoparticles can be used to deliver cancer drugs, for example, directly to tumor cells and not affect the healthy cells," he said. "Tumor cells are more porous and certain sized nanoparticles will penetrate those cells but not the healthy cells.


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