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UMass Amherst Research Scores Advance in Manipulating T-cells
October 10, 2012
Until recently, medical researchers had little hope of experimentally manipulating naïve T cells to study their crucial roles in immune function, because they were largely impenetrable, says polymer scientist Gregory Tew. Tew says, "they were so far off limits we could not readily get inside to investigate their workings." Now, he and colleagues have found a way not only to get inside naïve T cells, but to deliver bio-active cargo such as proteins and synthetic molecules.
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
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