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Pushed off target with proteins

The formation of a protein corona around the surface of a nanoparticle can alter its targeting capabilities.

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Figure 1: Schematic diagram of transferrin-conjugated nanoparticles targeting transferrin receptors in the presence of serum proteins2.


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Gaspar, R. Pushed off target with proteins. Nature Nanotech 8, 79–80 (2013).

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