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 Posted: Wed Mar 2nd, 2011 12:07 am
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Joe Kelley

 

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Cancer treatment

Using a Designer Biomimetic Vector (DBV), Dr Helen McCarthy, from Queen's School of Pharmacy, packaged a gene into a nanoparticle 400 times smaller than the width of a human hair, allowing it to be delivered straight into breast cancer cells in the laboratory.