IIT teams use plant extract, heat to kill skin cancer cells

IIT, Hyderabad and Rengan, Aravind Kumar (2017) IIT teams use plant extract, heat to kill skin cancer cells. The Hindu, Hyderabad.

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“Uptake of the nanoformulation is nearly the same by normal and cancerous cells. But the extract produces elevated levels of ROS only in cancerous cells. Right now we don’t know the precise mechanism by which higher ROS is generated inside cancer cells,” says Dr. Aravind Kumar Rengan from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at IIT Hyderabad and one of the corresponding authors of the paper. The levels of ROS inside normal cells were insignificant.

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Rengan, Aravind KumarUNSPECIFIED
Item Type: Other
Uncontrolled Keywords: skin cancer cells, photothermal effect
Subjects: General > IITH in News
Biomedical Engineering > Tissue engineering
Biomedical Engineering > Stem cell research
Divisions: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Depositing User: Team Library
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2017 04:46
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 04:46
URI: http://raiith.iith.ac.in/id/eprint/3628
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