TechConnect


"Nanosponges" Able to Absorb and Remove Dangerous Toxins from the Body

April 21, 2013 12:59 PM EST By: Jennifer Rocha

"Nanosponge" able to neutralize toxins by destroying the cells through puncturing the cell membranes.

The “nanosponges” are wrapped in red blood cell membranes to prevent them from being attacked by the body’s immune system.  “This is a new way to remove toxins from the bloodstream,” Liangfang Zhang, a nanoengineering professor at the UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering, said in the release.  The “nanosponges” are free of toxins, thus safe for medical professionals to deliver general treatment versus multiple toxin-dependent treatments.

 

Subscribe to our mailing list, and we'll keep you posted of the latest developments.

RSS feed of TechConnect News™ RSS feed of TechConnect News™

Annual Meeting

TechConnect World 2014
Washington, DC, June 15-18, 2014
 

Event Spotlight

NISS 2014
Washington, DC, June 15-18, 2014
NSBIRC 2014
Washington, DC, June 16-18, 2014
APCE 2014
Honolulu, Hawaii, September 15-17, 2014
DES
Austin, TX, November 11-14, 2014


© TechConnect. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer
Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Site Map