News tagged with sirna

Understanding how cells respond to nanoparticles

Gold nanoparticles are showing real promise as vehicles for efficiently delivering therapeutic nucleic acids, such as disease-fighting genes and small interfering RNA (siRNA) molecules, to tumors. Now, a team of investigators ...

Oct 28, 2010
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Colorful nano-guides to the liver

Jena scientists have been successful in producing highly specific nanoparticles. Depending on the bound dye the particles are guided to the liver or to the kidney and deliver their payload of active ingredients ...

Dec 03, 2014
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Kryptonite for cancer cells

(Phys.org) —Every available cancer drug is susceptible to resistance, according to Mansoor Amiji, Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Tumors grow more quickly ...

Mar 19, 2013
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