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Targeting Vault Nanoparticles to Specific Cell Surface Receptors

Valerie A. Kickhoefer, Muri Han, Sujna Raval-Fernandes, Michael J. Poderycki, Raymond J. Moniz, Dana Vaccari, Mariena Silvestry, Phoebe L. Stewart, Kathleen A. Kelly, and Leonard H. Rome

Major challenges for treating a variety of diseases are the lack of suitable methods to deliver therapeutic agents (e.g., drugs, proteins, or nucleic acids) to specific host tissues. Encapsulation of these agents into nanoparticles is a promising approach that could increase delivery to specific tissues... Read More!
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