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Contact: Richard Lewis
richard_lewis@brown.edu
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Brown University

Nanobonding

Caption: The illustration (top) shows how a RGD peptide-coated iron oxide nanoparticle binds with an integrin-rich tumor cell. At bottom left is a MRI of a mouse with the implanted U87MG tumor (red circle). At bottom right is an optical image that reveals iron oxide nanoparticles (blue) amassed in the tumor area (pink).

Credit: Jin Xie, Brown University

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