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Nanoparticles Hitchhike on Red Blood Cells: a Potential New Method for Drug Delivery, University of California, Santa Barbara Study Finds


6/27/2007 1:27:03 AM

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara have discovered that attaching polymeric nanoparticles to the surface of red blood cells dramatically increases the in vivo lifetime of the nanoparticles. The research, published in the July 07 issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine, could offer applications for the delivery of drugs and circulating bioreactors.

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