MOF delivers cancer drug candidate straight to mitochondria

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INTERESTING – MOST CANCER CELLS USE A DIFFERENT FORM OF METABOLISM THAN MITOCHONDRIAL ATP PRODUCTION: Super-resolution imaging of breast cancer cells (MCF-7). Images show mitochondria coloured in red, MOFs in green, and nuclei in blue. The MOF-based drug delivery system induce changes in the shape of mithocondria A metal-organic framework (MOF) has been created to effectively smuggle drugs into mitochondria, which are where cancers […]