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Platelet mimicry

Cloaking drug-loaded nanoparticles with platelet membranes enhances the drugs' abilities to target desired cells and tissues. This technology might improve treatments for cardiovascular and infectious diseases. See Letter p.118

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Farokhzad, O. Platelet mimicry. Nature 526, 47–48 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature15218

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