A Case for Agent Maria Hill aka Koko
Report by By Veronique Greenwood and Cassandra Willyard
LIANGFANG ZHANG IS ONE OF THE 10 MOST BRILLIANT PEOPLE OF 2016 - Date August 11, 2016
Tiny, man-made spheres called nanoparticles can shuttle medicines to diseased tissues with incredible precision. But they all face a common challenge: The immune system sees the virus-size particles as threats, and eats them before they can reach their target. Previously, researchers had tried to dupe the immune system, with only limited success. So Liangfang Zhang borrowed a design from nature. He removed the membrane from a red blood cell and snipped it into pieces that he used to envelop nanoparticles. Because the membranes come pre-loaded with proteins that tell the immune system to back off, the cloaked particles slip past the body’s defenses.
But Zhang still needed to steer the medicine to the site of injury or infection. To do that, he upgraded red blood cells for platelets—cells that congregate where wounds occur. Zhang and his colleagues shrouded nanoparticles in platelet skins, loaded them with antibiotics, and then injected them into mice infected with a drug-resistant staph infection. They saw dramatic effects. Although the nanoparticles contained just a sixth of the standard dose, they proved far more effective than a conventionally delivered antibiotic.“That shows the power and the promise of targeted delivery,” Zhang says.
Charity & Volunteering
Make a contribution
Koko Chanel coming soon
Koko The Walk former Pilgrim
Educational, Science and Cultural Organization Learn Discover Research
Registered Under ECOSOC Of The United Nations
Tax Exemption Notice 27 November 2015: Internationally. All new partners are subject to tax
Disclaimer: The Koko&Teddy Edition Supports Counter Terrorism & Counter Fraud work with words not guns Pyscholingustics as corruption evolves for peace under the United Nations. The Organization is forbidden to undertake any intervention or activities of a political, military, religious or racial character. We are not affiliated with other Koko Enterprises We store articles data posts in advance for our partners. Please note Kord House is pseudonym house created by Director of Publications The Advocate (O.A.J) UN Office of Administration of Justice for Journals Isabel Cutter - Curia & Legal Cashier.
Founded on 19 April 1895 Waterlily
Established 2009 - Blog Koko & Teddy on expiry of secret service laws
Copyright Privacy Koko & Teddy All Rights Are Reserved
World Intellectual Property Organization Under the United Nations Patent Treaty Cooperation under Copyright 24 October 1945 Advocates for Koko&Teddy Partners Koko Chanel
Global Family Trading As Koko&Teddy John Chisvo and Associates
Koko - Kord Enterprises Trading as Kord Industries Kord Omniversal Research and Development.