• By Dana Sparks

How Gold Nanoparticles Can Help Fight Ovarian Cancer

May 21, 2013

Positively charged gold nanoparticles are usually toxic to cells, but cancer cells somehow manage to avoid nanoparticle toxicity. Mayo Clinic researchers found out why and determined how to make the nanoparticles effective against ovarian cancer cells.

The discovery is detailed in the current online issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

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