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Beyond drug delivery

Nanoparticles can control the basic functions of cells, and potentially kill cancer cells, by virtue of their size alone without the need for drugs.

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Figure 1: The geometry of a nanoparticle impacts its ability to perform its four basic functions.

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Ferrari, M. Beyond drug delivery. Nature Nanotech 3, 131–132 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2008.46

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