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Image of the Month – Cell-based trafficking of nanoparticles

sputter-si_0041-grapes-serda-featuredCell-based trafficking of nanoparticles is achieved through in situ uptake and transport of nanoparticles by myeloid cells.  Shown here is the cell membrane of a macrophage, pseudo-colored in green, in the process of internalizing silica nanoparticles, pseudo-colored in pink. Photo by Dr. Rita Serda in the department of surgery.

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