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single-cell analysis in cancer

Saturday 4 January 2014

single-cell analyses in cancer

Single-cell approaches are used to study EMT-related markers of CTCs for metastatic prostate cancer detection and prediction. Markers are identified using microfluidics and atomic force microscope (AFM) for molecular profiling and nanomechanical and nanochemical phenotypes of CTCs, respectively.

Reference

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