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A nanoparticle’s pathway into tumours

New evidence now suggests that the dominant mechanism of extravasation of nanoparticles into solid tumours may be through an active process of endothelial transcytosis.

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Fig. 1: Mechanisms of nanoparticle tumour extravasation.

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de Lázaro, I., Mooney, D.J. A nanoparticle’s pathway into tumours. Nat. Mater. 19, 486–487 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-020-0669-9

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