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Nanocarriers shape up for long life

Nature Nanotechnology volume 2, pages 203204 (2007) | Download Citation

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Keeping drug-delivery vehicles in the bloodstream for a long time is a challenge. New results suggest that adopting the filamentous shape of viruses may lead to better nanocarriers.

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  1. Nobuhiro Nishiyama is at the Center for Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine & Center for Nano-Bio Integration, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan. nishiyama@bmw.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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