Microfluidics for Single Cell Analysis of CTCs

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Here we take a look at the use of microfluidic devices in the isolation and analysis of circulating tumor cells.

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Improving Cells through Gene Editing

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The advent of gene editing techniques has generated more excitement in biology and medicine than any discovery since polymerase chain reaction thirty years ago. By allowing the removal or addition of nearly any gene into any cell, gene editing circumvents tedious, lengthy development of cell lines for research and biomanufacturing.

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Ingestible Drug-Delivery Materials May Improve Patient Treatment Compliance

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Hydrogel-based capsules could expand and reside in the GI tract for days, slowly releasing medication.

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Cancer Cells Force Normal Cells to Act Like Viruses, Helping Tumors Spread

Cancer Cells Force Normal Cells to Act Like Viruses, Helping Tumors Spread

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Researchers reveal how cancer cells force normal cells to act like viruses – allowing tumors to grow, resist treatment, and spread.

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Shedding Light on How Tumors Become Resistant to Immunotherapy
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Researchers have now found that in skin cutaneous melanoma an epigenetic control protein is key to the development of immunotherapy resistance.

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The Role of Lung Cell Turnover in Influenza Pneumonia
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Research led by University of Cincinnati scientists is investigating how influenza spreads through the lungs by focusing on how resistant or susceptible cells lining the airway are to viral infection.

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Nanoparticle Delivery of Curcumin Induces Tumor Cell Death
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Attaching curcumin, a component of the common spice turmeric, to nanoparticles can be used to target and destroy treatment-resistant neuroblastoma tumor cells

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