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Sci. Signal.  05 Jul 2016:
Vol. 9, Issue 435, pp. ec156
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.aah4657


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P-selectin–targeted nanoparticles deliver chemotherapy to tumors, particularly when combined with radiation

Y. Shamay, M. Elkabets, H. Li, J. Shah, S. Brook, F. Wang, K. Adler, E. Baut, M. Scaltriti, P. V. Jena, E. E. Gardner, J. T. Poirier, C. M. Rudin, J. Baselga, A. Haimovitz-Friedman, D. A. Heller, P-selectin is a nanotherapeutic delivery target in the tumor microenvironment. Sci. Transl. Med. 8, 345ra87 (2016). [Abstract]

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