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  • New cancer drug delivery system is effective and reversible

    Jianjun Cheng, professor of materials science and engineering, left; Rong Tong, graduate student, center, and Yi Lu, professor of chemistry, were on a team that developed a reversible method for delivering cancer drugs to tumor cells.

    Jianjun Cheng, professor of materials science and engineering, left; Rong Tong, graduate student, center, and Yi Lu, professor of chemistry, were on a team that developed a reversible method for delivering cancer drugs to tumor cells.

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  • Editor's note: To contact Yi Lu, call 217-333-2619; e-mail yi-lu@illinois.edu.
    Full text of the paper, "Reversible Cell-Specific Drug Delivery With Aptamer-Functionalized Liposomes," which appeared July 21, 2009, in Angewandte Chemie, is available online. The authors: Zehui Cao, Rong Tong, Abhijt Mishra, Weichen Xu, Gerard C.L. Wong, Jianjun Cheng and Yi Lu, of the University of llinois.