Chlorotoxin

Known as: CTX 
A neurotoxin with potential anticancer property. Chlorotoxin (CTX) is a 36-amino acid peptide found in the venom of the deathstalker scorpion, and a… (More)
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1993-2017
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2010
2010
Glioma accounts for 80% of brain tumors and currently remains one of the most lethal forms of cancers. Gene therapy could… (More)
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2010
2010
Ribonucleic acid interference (RNAi) is a powerful molecular tool that has potential to revolutionize the treatment of cancer… (More)
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2009
2009
Nanoparticles have been investigated as drug delivery vehicles, contrast agents, and multifunctional devices for patient care… (More)
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2008
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2008
Converging advances in the development of nanoparticle-based imaging probes and improved understanding of the molecular biology… (More)
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2008
2008
AIMS This study examines the capabilities of an actively targeting superparamagnetic nanoparticle to specifically deliver… (More)
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2005
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2005
A multifunctional nanoprobe capable of targeting glioma cells, detectable by both magnetic resonance imaging and fluorescence… (More)
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2003
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2003
Primary brain tumors (gliomas) have the unusual ability to diffusely infiltrate the normal brain thereby evading surgical… (More)
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2002
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2002
Highly migratory neuroectodermal cells share a common embryonic origin with cells of the central nervous system (CNS). They… (More)
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1998
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1998
Gliomas are primary brain tumors that arise from differentiated glial cells through a poorly understood malignant transformation… (More)
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1993
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1993
We have previously demonstrated that the venom of the scorpion Leiurus quinquestriatus blocks small-conductance Cl- channels… (More)
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