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WIREs Nanomed Nanobiotechnol
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Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews:
WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology
Volume 12 Issue 2 (March 2020)
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Cover Image, Volume 12, Issue 2
Published Online: Feb 12 2020
DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1620
The cover image is based on the Advanced Review From stars to stripes: RNA‐directed shaping of plant viral protein templates ‐ structural synthetic virology for smart biohybrid nanostructures, by Christina Wege and Claudia Koch. https://doi.org/10.1002/wnan.1591.
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Overview

Theranostic small interfering RNA nanoparticles in cancer precision nanomedicine
Published Online: Oct 23 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1595
siRNAs are promising agents for gene silencing that can be integrated in theranostic nanomedicine strategies to achieve precision medicine in cancer and other diseases.
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Advanced Reviews

Advances in imaging strategies for in vivo tracking of exosomes
Published Online: Dec 15 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1594
Various strategies have been developed in order to elucidate exosome trafficking and selective targeting in vivo. This will promote better understanding of their biological role and potential to act as natural drug delivery carriers.
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Nanotechnology platforms for cancer immunotherapy
Published Online: Nov 07 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1590
Immune actions in the cycle of cancer immunotherapy. Nanomaterials can be engineered to improve cancer immunotherapies by targeting multiple immune activating and suppressive processes along the immunological cascade to improve its effectiveness in patients.
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Recent advancements in two‐dimensional nanomaterials for drug delivery
Published Online: Oct 25 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1596
Different types of 2D nanomaterials have been explored for drug delivery, which benefits greatly to various cargo loading due to their superior properties.
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From stars to stripes: RNA‐directed shaping of plant viral protein templates—structural synthetic virology for smart biohybrid nanostructures
Published Online: Oct 20 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1591
Uncommon nanoshapes with protein surfaces can be assembled from plant viral building blocks by way of RNA scaffolds. Equipped with functional molecules, such unparalleled hybrid structures gain one‐of‐a‐kind properties for uses in medicine, nanotechnology and smart materials.
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The potential anti‐infective applications of metal oxide nanoparticles: A systematic review
Published Online: Oct 08 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1592
Metal oxide nanoparticles have efficient antimicrobial activity but there are many biological challenges restricting their application in man, as well as hurdles to scaled‐up manufacture for the clinic.
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Polymer‐based activatable optical probes for tumor fluorescence and photoacoustic imaging
Published Online: Oct 03 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1593
Polymer‐based activatable optical probes that developed via conjugation or encapsulation of activatable optical probe with polymer. The probes display improved water solubility and desirable biodistribution, which enables them to accumulate in tumor for tumor microenvironment activated fluorescence and photoacoustic imaging.
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The role of sex in particle‐induced inflammation and injury
Published Online: Sep 30 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1589
Sex‐differences in local and systemic outcomes following particle inhalation
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Critical considerations for targeting colorectal liver metastases with nanotechnology
Published Online: Sep 30 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1588
A fundamental understanding of the tumor biology and its physiological features is necessary for the design and development of effective nanomedicines to target cancers.
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Focus Articles

Polymer‐mediated gene therapy: Recent advances and merging of delivery techniques
Published Online: Dec 02 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1598
Schematic depiction of the landscape of gene delivery approaches.
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Advances of functional nanomaterials for cancer immunotherapeutic applications
Published Online: Sep 30 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1574
Schematic representation of diverse nanomaterials for immunomodulatory drugs delivery, cancer nanovaccine delivery, and monitoring the immune systems. The data for monitoring the immune systems is derived from Jeong et al. (2019). Copyright 2019, Elsevier.
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Plant molecular farming of virus‐like nanoparticles as vaccines and reagents
Published Online: Sep 05 2019
DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1587
Plant expression technologies may be used to produce inexpensive plant or animal virus proteins that self‐assemble into viral‐like nanoparticles or VNPs that can be used in nanotechnology or as vaccines in humans and animals.
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