News tagged with mucus

Biodegradable nanoparticles slip through mucus

( -- Researchers at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) have created biodegradable, ultra tiny, nanosized particles that can easily slip through the body's sticky and viscous mucus secretions to deliver a sustained-release ...

dateJul 05, 2012 in Bio & Medicine
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'Evolved' virus may improve gene therapy for cystic fibrosis

( -- Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Iowa have turned a relatively benign virus into a highly infectious form that is ideal as a carrier for gene therapy. In its ...

dateFeb 16, 2009 in
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