Immune cells don't always ward off carbon nano invaders

Posted On: 02/25/16

"ANN ARBOR—Scientists at the University of Michigan have found evidence that some carbon nanomaterials can enter into immune cell membranes, seemingly going undetected by the cell's built-in mechanisms for engulfing and disposing of foreign material, and then escape through some unidentified pathway..."

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http://ns.umich.edu/new/releases/23485-immune-cells-don-t-always-ward-off-carbon-nano-invaders