Fighting Multidrug-Resistance with Biodegradeable Nanoparticles

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Title: Fighting Multidrug-Resistance with Biodegradeable Nanoparticles
Description: Researchers from Northeastern University, the Roger Williams Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (all part of a NCI Cancer Nanotechnology Platform Partnership) focus on nanotherapeutic strategy for multidrug-resistant tumors. In this image, multifunctional biodegradable nanoparticles were used to administer agents directly into cells. Researchers hope to be able to deliver anticancer therapies through this mechanism.
Topics/Categories: Science and Technology -- Nanotechnology
Type: Color, Photo (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Mansoor Amiji, Ph.D.
Date Created: January 1, 2008
Date Added: July 21, 2016
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.