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For protein transduction, chemistry can win over biology

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Vectors allowing hydrophilic compounds to gain access to the cell interior are needed to reach new therapeutic targets. Transduction peptides have opened the way to this, but their chemical mimics may be of even greater interest.

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  1. Alain Prochiantz is at the CNRS-Ecole normale supérieure UMR 8542, Group “Development and Neuropharmacology”, Ecole normale supérieure, 46, rue d'Ulm, 75005, Paris, France. prochian@biologie.ens.fr

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