Nanotechnology may lead to new treatment of liver cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nanotechnology may open a new door on the treatment of liver cancer, according to a team of Penn State College of Medicine researchers. They used molecular-sized bubbles filled with chemotherapy drugs to ...

Scientists synthesize long-sought-after anticancer agent

A team of Yale University scientists has synthesized for the first time a chemical compound called lomaiviticin aglycon, leading to the development of a new class of molecules that appear to target and destroy cancer stem ...

Using nanotechnology to improve cancer treatment

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research directed by Basar Bilgicer, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and a member of the Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics initiative at the University of Notre Dame, could ...

A powerful new technology to identify HIV inhibitors

Providing long-term HIV treatment for over 33 million infected individuals worldwide requires the continuous development of new HIV therapies. Virologists at the Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen have developed a cell-based assay ...

Breakthrough: With a chaperone, copper breaks through

(PhysOrg.com) -- Information on proteins is critical for understanding how cells function in health and disease. But while regular proteins are easy to extract and study, it is far more difficult to gather information about ...

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