Comparison Shows Value of DNA Barcoding in Selecting Nanoparticles

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Cells, stained in green with blue nuclei, are targeted by nanoparticles carrying DNA barcodes (white). The nanoparticles efficiently delivery their DNA payload into the cells. (Image courtesy of Daryll A. Vanover, Kalina Paunovska, and Cory Sago at Georgia Tech).

James Dahlman, an assistant professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University, holds a microfluidic chip used to fabricate nanoparticles that could be used to deliver therapeutic genes. (Credit: Rob Felt, Georgia Tech)

Close-up image shows a microfluidic chip used to fabricate nanoparticles that could be used to deliver therapeutic genes to specific organs of the body. Colored liquids have been added to highlight the channels. (Credit: Rob Felt, Georgia Tech)