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Syracuse University

Designing 'Smart' Nanoparticles

Caption: Associate professor Mathew M. Maye supervises graduate students Colleen Alexander, left, and Kristen Hamner in his chemistry lab. The team at Syracuse has used a temperature-sensitive polymer to regulate DNA interactions in both a DNA-mediated assembly system and a DNA-encoded drug-delivery system.

Credit: Stephen Sartori

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