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Charged nanoparticles compromise waste disposal unit, kills cancer cells

March 20, 2020

Cancer cells’ garbage disposal systems, or lysosomes, are particularly vulnerable to internal attacks as opposed to those of healthy cells. Lysosomes are tiny sacs packed with enzymes and acids that degrade unwanted parts of the cell, before either recycling or ejecting the waste components. Scientists from South Korea’s Institute of Basic Science (IBS) have found […]

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