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Mesenchymal Stem Cells as Delivery Vehicle of Porphyrin Loaded Nanoparticles: Effective Photoinduced In Vitro Killing of Osteosarcoma
S. Duchi, , G. Sotgiu, E. Lucarelli, M. Ballestri, B. Dozza, S. Santi, A. Guerrini, P. Dambruoso, C. Ferroni, D. Donati and G. Varchi.

Researchers investigated whether fluorescent core-shell PMMA nanoparticles post-loaded with a photosensitizer and uploaded by mesenchymal stem cells could trigger osteosarcoma cell death in vitro upon specific photoactivation.
Journal of Controlled Release; DOI: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2013.03.012