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Macrophage nanosponges could keep sepsis in check


January 4, 2018

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed macrophage "nanosponges" -- nanoparticles cloaked in the cell membranes of macrophages -- that can safely remove sepsis-causing molecules from the bloodstream. In lab tests, these macrophage nanosponges improved survival rates in mice with sepsis. Full Story

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University of California, San Diego

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