New nanotechnology method sneaks drugs into cancer cells before triggering release

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New nanotechnology method sneaks drugs into cancer cells before triggering release

 

Biomedical engineering researchers have developed a nanotechnology anti-cancer drug delivery method that essentially smuggles the drug into a cancer cell before triggering its release (“Enhanced Anticancer Efficacy by ATP-Mediated Liposomal Drug Delivery”). The method can be likened to keeping a cancer-killing bomb and its detonator separate until they are inside a cancer cell, where they then combine to destroy the cell.

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