Healing kidneys with nanotechnology

Healing kidneys with nanotechnology

Thursday Nov 8 Read more: EurekAlert!

IMAGE: The illustration shows a diseased kidney on the left and a healthy kidney on the right, after rectangular DNA nanostructures migrated and accumulated in the kidney, acting to alleviate damage... view Each year, there are some 13.3 million new cases of acute kidney injury , a serious affliction. Formerly known as acute renal failure, the ailment produces a rapid buildup of nitrogenous wastes and decreases urine output, usually within hours or days of disease onset.

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