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October 2013

Can ‘good cholesterol’ be made in laboratories?

Scientists in the US believe that new technology could be used to develop "good cholesterol" in laboratories in the coming years. The American Chemical Society said this could then potentially be used to deliver drugs around the body or for medical imaging purposes. Published in the journal ACS Nano, the report focused on the high-density lipoprotein (HDL) mimic, which can be made in sizeable quantities. It is a natural nanoparticle …Read More