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January 16th, 2007

Nanoparticles continue to yield delivery tools for therapeutic nucleic acids

Abstract:
Cancer researchers hold great hope that nucleic acid-based therapeutics, such as anticancer genes, antisense oligonucleotides, and small interfering RNA (siRNA) molecules, will prove to be powerful antitumor agents. One reason for that optimism is that a variety of nanoscale materials are showing their mettle as delivery agents for these potent but biologically unstable molecules. Three new reports highlight progress in this field.

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