The circulating tumor cell literature is expanding rapidly, with over 30 publications in the last month alone! So I have decided to do a roundup of articles I found interesting and impactful about once per month. If there are other papers you found interesting, I encourage you to share them.
Clinical applications of CTC analysis Ivanov et al. Chip-Based Nanostructured Sensors Enable Accurate Identification and Classification of Circulating Tumor Cells in Prostate Cancer Patient Blood Samples.
x-posted at Kirby Lab Student Blog
Keywords Anion:a negatively charged ion. Basophil, Lymphocyte, Neutrophil: Different types of white blood cells. Biofouling: Fouling of surface with biological material. Cation: A positively charged ion. Conductivity: Measure of a substance’s ability to conduct electricity. Cytoplasm: Inner contents of the cell, which holds everything outside the nucleus. CTC: Circulating tumor cell. Read about what they are and why they’re important here. Erythrocyte: Red blood cell.