Pre-injecting the mice with the nanosponges enabled 89% of them to survive lethal doses of the toxin. Giving them the injection after the lethal dose resulted in 44% survival.
For instance, a single nanosponge can mop up around 85 molecules of the alpha-haemolysin toxin that MRSA produces
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