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New Cancer Treatment from a DNA “Trojan Horse”

By Emily Rhode @riseandsci In ancient Greece, a clever disguise and a bit of greed was all it took to defeat the city of Troy. Now, scientists from Ohio State University have taken a trick straight out of Greek mythology to win an important battle against drug resistance in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cancer cells. The scientists crafted a cancer-fighting Trojan horse by making folded DNA and filling the tiny pockets with anti-cancer drugs. The DNA Trojan horse was then able to sneak into drug-resistant cancer cells and unload its…

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