Penn researchers show how nanocylinders deliver medicine better than nanospheres
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine & School of Engineering and Applied Science have discovered a better way to deliver drugs to tumors. By using a cylindrical-shaped carrier they were able sustain delivery of the anticancer drug paclitaxel to an animal model of lun...
Nanotubes could help study retrovirus transmission between human cells
...a tubular shape.
Egg PC is inexpensive, readily available, and offers good, stable membrane properties. It is the usual lipid of choice in forming nanocylinders
via mechanical stretching techniques.
But Sandia postdoctoral researcher Haiqing Lui instead used POPC a single pure lipid requiring half the bend...