Anticancer Activities of Tumor-killing Nanorobots

Suping Li, Qiao Jiang, Baoquan Ding, Guangjun Nie

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Abstract

Pharmaceutical uses of cancer therapeutics, such as intravenous thrombin to elicit blood coagulation, have been hampered by lack of tumor specificity. Based on rapid progress in DNA origami-based machines capable of transporting molecular payloads, DNA nanorobots have been constructed to specifically deliver therapeutic agents into tumor vessels.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)573-577
Number of pages5
JournalTrends in Biotechnology
Volume37
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2019

Keywords

  • DNA nanorobot
  • active tumor targeting
  • thrombin
  • vascular infarction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering

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