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Revealed within the Superior Practical Supplies, College of Minnesota researcher Hongbo Pang led a cross-institutional examine on enhancing the efficacy of nucleotide-based medicine in opposition to prostate most cancers and bone metastasis.

On this examine, Pang and his analysis workforce checked out whether or not liposomes, when built-in with the iRGD peptide, will assist focus antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs) into main prostate tumors and its bone metastases. Liposomes are used as a drug provider system, and ASOs are a sort of nucleotide drug.

Extra importantly, they investigated whether or not this method helps extra medicine