Sperm could serve as a tool against cancer thanks to 3D printing

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From the Integrative Nanoscience Institute of Chemnitz University (Germany) a group of researchers has published an international paper where they have tried to develop a new approach to treat cervical or cervical cancer and, for that, they have finally begun to develop a new methodology where sperm and impression 3D can be a very effective new weapon.

On the one hand, as scientists say, sperm are cells naturally adapted to the female genital environment, so much so that they are able to cross the different ecosystems of the vaginal canal, uterus and ovary. Thanks to these qualities they make them a very interesting method to try to distribute anticancer drugs naturally in the female genital environment.

Adding a way of conducting sperm, from the outside, to an affected area can be the solution to uterine cancer.

With this in mind, it is much easier to understand the idea of ​​this group of scientists, which is none other than filling the sperm with drugs used in chemotherapy. In this way the cell membrane would be a protection so that the remedies introduced into the body of any woman, super-toxic on the other hand, do not affect the body until reaching their final destination.

Unfortunately, sperm are genetically programmed to deliver DNA when they find an egg, so they should be guided to their new goal. For this, 3D printing has been used, which has served to create a kind of sperm head helmet with iron molecules that would respond to magnetic fields, that is, a very simple way to get the sperm to move to a specific area by guiding them from the outside.


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