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October 25th, 2005

Therapeutic Nanoreactors Deliver Cell-Killing Chemical Reactions

Abstract:
Patrick Van Gelder, Ph.D., and his colleagues at the Vrije University Brussel, in Belgium, created the spherical nanoreactors using a three-part polymer and pore-forming proteins found in bacteria. These pore-forming proteins create channels that allow prodrug molecules to pass through the wall of the nanoreactors and reach the interior, where the enzymes reside.

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