News tagged with dendrimers

Infection-fighting bandages for serious burns

Serious burn victims are immunocompromised and may be missing skin on parts of their body, and this makes them highly vulnerable to bacteria. Thanks to progress in intensive care, they are decreasingly likely to die from ...

dateFeb 25, 2016 in Biochemistry
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'Onion' vesicles for drug delivery developed

One of the defining features of cells is their membranes. Each cell's repository of DNA and protein-making machinery must be kept stable and secure from invaders and toxins. Scientists have attempted to replicate these properties, ...

dateJun 10, 2014 in Biochemistry
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Molecules delivering drugs as they walk

An octopus-like polymer can "walk" along the wall of a narrow channel as it is pushed through by a solvent. Now research in The Journal of Chemical Physics, which is published by the American Institute of Physics, provides ...

dateAug 03, 2010 in Polymers
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