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October 2nd, 2007

Scientists work on chemo alternative

Abstract:
Price said the surface of the cancer cells have receptors for folic acid, so nanotechnologists attach folic acid to the dendrimer so only the cancer cells will grab the molecule as it passes by.

Because of the site-specific drug delivery system, the patient will be able to receive a smaller dosage of the drug, and it will not affect the body as harshly as a daily regiment of chemotherapy.

Dendrimers have a wide applicability and were the first building blocks of nanotechnology.

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