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Targeting headaches and tumors with nano-submarines

07/27/2018

Image: graphic showing the function of the nanocarrier; Copyright: Stefan Schuhmacher

Combining a tiny drug capsule – a nanocarrier – with antibodies under acidic conditions results in the antibodies attaching to the drug carrier in a stable way. This makes it possible for nanocarriers to target diseased tissue.