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Death by magnetism

Nature Materials volume 11, pages 10061008 (2012) | Download Citation

A magnetic on/off switch for cell-death signalling in cancer cells is developed using antibodies conjugated to magnetic nanoparticles. The control of cell death in in vivo systems is demonstrated by a tell-tale morphological change within the zebrafish.

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  1. Jon Dobson is at the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and the Institute for Cell Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (ICERM), University of Florida, PO Box 116131, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA

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