Targeting cancer cells with dendrimers

Srinivasa Gopalan Sampathkumar, Kevin J. Yarema

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Bifunctional PAMAM-based dendrimers that selectively target cancer cells are described in this issue of Chemistry & Biology [1]. The targeting moiety for folate receptor is complexed to an imaging or therapeutic agent by a DNA "zipper" - a versatile strategy to create libraries of novel drugs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-6
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry and Biology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery
  • Clinical Biochemistry


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