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Fullerene Carbon Nanotubes For Cancer Treatment


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Unidym, Inc. has created a spin-off company, Ensysce Biosciences Inc., which focuses on the use of fullerenes carbon nanotubes in therapeutic applications, specifically in the area of cancer treatment. Ensysce Biosciences develops a new class of therapeutics using carbon nanotubes as delivery agents. Currently, the company participates in the following research projects: 

Delivery of Inferring Small RNA (siRNA) for Cancer Treatment 

Delivery and Improved Performance of Established Active Cancer Drugs

Delivery of Alpha-emitting Radiation Using Carbon Nanotubes


April 24, 2009 - Posted by | Nano News | , , ,


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    Comment by Carbon Fullerene | August 1, 2009 | Reply

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