DNA come biomateriale

2021-07-02T16:22:46+02:001 July 2021|Categories: Medicine and Research|Tags: , , , |

Our genetic instructions are invaluable: DNA not only determines who we are, but it can also be used in medicine for gene therapy. It's not all: looking at it from a structural and physical point of view, a team of biotechnologists and materials physicists has developed the so-called "DNA hydrogels", dei polimeri la cui struttura è fatta di acidi nucleici e al cui interno troviamo dell’acqua. These can be used in various biomedical applications: in the formulation of drugs, in gene therapy and cell therapy approaches. DNA as a biomaterial shows qualities such as biocompatibility and biodegradability, that [...]