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Nanotherapeutics

The field of nanotherapeutics is the application of nanotechnology to medicine and drug development.

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Dawson Sewell
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Scientists at the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Arizona State UniversityArizona State University have demonstrated that their DNA nanorobots effectively deliver thrombin to tumor-associated blood vessels in mice and Bama miniature pigs. Their nanobot is functionalized with a DNA aptamer that binds nucleolin, a protein that is expressed on the target tissue, tumor-associated endothelial cells and triggers the release of the drug thrombin, housed inside the nanobot cavity.

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