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Proteins as a 'shuttle service' for targeted administration of medication

20:00 EDT 13 Jun 2018 | AAAS

(University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) Medication that reaches the spot where it's needed without placing strain on the rest of the body is no longer a vision of the future. Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) has successfully developed proteins that function like a shuttle and release medication directly in the place in the body where they are actually needed. The study could serve as a model and could enable targeted and tissue-specific administration of medication in future.

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