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June 15th, 2007

Nanosized bioceramic particles could function as efficient gene delivery vehicles with target specificity for the spleen

Abstract:
A detailed comparison of different types of ceramic nanoparticles has found that those made of silica can efficiently transport therapeutic genes to the spleen and trigger a potent immune response capable of attacking tumors.

This work, led by Kam Hui, Ph.D., of the National Cancer Centre in Singapore, appears in the journal Gene Therapy.

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