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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (US) (MIT) puts Star Trek style injections on the agenda

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Large proteins such as insulin, interferon and erythropoietin can be delivered transdermally using low-frequency ultrasound, say researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (US). The sonication technique induces cavitation, oscillating air pockets in the keratinised layer of the skin, which normally obstructs the passage of large molecules.

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