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Nanoneedle is Small in Size, but Huge in Applications
April 28, 2009
Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a membrane-penetrating nanoneedle for the targeted delivery of one or more molecules into the cytoplasm or the nucleus of living cells. In addition to ferrying tiny amounts of cargo, the nanoneedle can also be used as an electrochemical probe and as an optical biosensor.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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