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Penn-Led Collaboration Mimics Library of Bio-Membranes for Use In Nanomedicine, Drug Delivery


May 20, 2010

nanomedicine drug delivery An international collaboration of chemists and engineers recently prepared a library of synthetic biomaterials that mimic cellular membranes.  The materials show promise for use with targeted delivery of cancer drugs, gene therapy, proteins, imaging and diagnostic agents and cosmetics in the emerging field of nanomedicine. Full Story

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