Posted by: shrikantmantri | November 3, 2009

Sending Drugs to Specific Spots in a Tiny Cage


Washington University researchers are putting drugs inside “nanocages” (gold cubes with sides about 50 nanometers long and holes at each corner), using with near-infrared light to heat and unseal them and let the drugs out. The nanocages can also be made to bind with tumors. (Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/03/science/03obcage.html)

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