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Advances in the use of cell-membrane encapsulated nanoparticles to target tumor drugs

by Mengdie Feng a orcid  and  Yonghua Zheng b,* orcid
Baylor college of medicine, Houston, USA
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Shanghai Jinshan Tinglin Hospital, Shanghai, China
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
BAB  2023, 10; 2(2), 10;
Received: 5 September 2023 / Accepted: 8 October 2023 / Published Online: 9 October 2023


Cancer treatment faces multiple challenges, including tumor heterogeneity, drug resistance, microenvironment influence, treatment side effects, and treatment cost. The heterogeneity of the tumor makes the effect of the same treatment vary in different patients, so the development of personalized treatment strategies is crucial. In addition, resistance of tumor cells to therapeutic drugs is a major challenge, and new strategies to overcome resistance are needed. As a cutting-edge field of science and technology, nanotechnology has brought great potential and opportunities for tumor treatment. Nanoparticle drug delivery systems improve drug efficacy and reduce side effects through precise targeted delivery and controlled release. Cell-membrane coated nanoparticles show great promise in tumor therapy. Nanoparticles coated with cell membranes have good biocompatibility, can reduce the obstacles of immune rejection and cell uptake, improve the accumulation and retention of drugs in tumor tissues, and have good drug delivery ability, drug stability and control release ability. This review discusses advances in the use of cell-membrane coated nanoparticles to target tumor drugs.

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Feng, M.; Zheng, Y. Advances in the use of cell-membrane encapsulated nanoparticles to target tumor drugs. Biomaterials and Biosensors, 2023, 2, 10.
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Feng M, Zheng Y. Advances in the use of cell-membrane encapsulated nanoparticles to target tumor drugs. Biomaterials and Biosensors; 2023, 2(2):10.
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