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MIT's DNA Wrapped Nanotubes Look to Fight Disease

December 19th, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

DailyTech – MIT’s DNA Wrapped Nanotubes Look to Fight Disease.

New nanotube design can detect toxins, free radicals, and damaging free radicals

Michael Strano, associate professor of chemical engineering and one of the study’s leaders describes, “We’ve made a sensor that can be placed in living cells, healthy or malignant, and actually detect several different classes of molecules that damage DNA.”

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