Novel Tissue Mimetics that Help Evaluate Nanoparticle Delivery

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Title: Novel Tissue Mimetics that Help Evaluate Nanoparticle Delivery
Description: The focus of the Northeastern University's CCNE is to develop promising nanoparticles for lung, ovarian, and pancreatic cancer. In this image, researchers explored the phenotypic changes occurring in tumor cells using 3D spheroid models to evaluate nanoparticle-based delivery. The green fluorescense in this image comes from live cells while the red comes from dead cells and was obtained from a confocal fluorescense microscope.

This image is part of the Nanotechnology Image Library collection.
Topics/Categories: Science and Technology -- Nanotechnology
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Mansoor Amiji, Ph.D. and Tatyana Chernenko, Ph.D.
Date Created: December 1, 2012
Date Added: July 25, 2016
Access: Public
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.