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Cage could save lives one day

Published on: 05-Aug-2014

NTU's bioengineer Sierin Lim works on folding proteins into "cages" that can smuggle drugs into the right part of the body. Protein cages can also be used to hold MRI contrast agents which help parts of the body show up better on scans, so tumours can be detected at earlier stages, for example.

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