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Self-assembled DNA buckyballs for drug delivery
... Now Cornell University researchers have made DNA buckyballs
-- tiny geodesic spheres that could be used for dr...tead of carbon, the Cornell researchers are making buckyballs
out of a specially prepared, branched DNA-polystyrene hybrid. The hybrid molecules spontaneously sel...
Buckyballs boost antibody's chemotherapy payload
...e sick, researchers find that nanoparticles called buckyballs
might be used to significantly boost the payload o...the scientists found they could load as many as 40 buckyballs
into a single skin-cancer antibody called ZME-018. Antibodies are large proteins created by the immu...
Buckyballs used as 'passkey' into cancer cells
...n-toxic pieces of protein, and we're incorporating buckyballs
as a passkey." The passkeys that Barron and colleagues developed contain a molecule called Bucky amino acid that was created in Barron's lab. Bucky amino acid, or Baa, is based on pheylalanine, one of the 20 essential amino acids that are strung t...
Researchers develop buckyballs to fight allergy
... Va., research company, are the first to show that buckyballs
are able to block allergic response in human cell ...functions. In this study, researchers modified the buckyballs
so that they were compatible with water. The new study findings were published online in the June 19...