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Nanoparticles Stop Breast Cancer Before It Starts (2 of 2)

Caption: Intraductal delivery of fluorescent siRNA in nanoparticles to the virgin adult mouse mammary gland. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the January 1, 2014, issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by Dr. A. Brock at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering in Boston, Mass., and colleagues was titled, "Silencing HoxA1 by Intraductal Injection of siRNA Lipidoid Nanoparticles Prevents Mammary Tumor Progression in Mice."

Credit: Credit: Silva Krause, Ph.D; Amy Brock, Ph.D.

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