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08-09-2015, 11:58 AM
http://www.cell.com/chemistry-biology/abstract/S1074-5521(15)00106-4

Molecular tattooing covalently attaches a photoreactive bioactive compound to its target by two-photon irradiation without any systemic effects outside the targeted area, thereby achieving subfemtoliter, long-term confinement of target-specific effects in vivo.

http://erc.europa.eu/projects-and-results/erc-stories/molecular-tattooing-local-targeted-drug-delivery

Dr Málnási-Csizmadia focuses on enzymes, proteins essential for body functions, and the largely unexplored intricate mechanisms underlying their activity. His recent findings could open the way to a ground-breaking development in pharmacology, especially in targeted cancer therapy.