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Removing Cancer Stem Cells’ "Invisibility Cloak"

News   Jul 18, 2019 | Original story from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

 
Removing Cancer Stem Cells’ "Invisibility Cloak"

NK cells (red) attack normal leukemia cells (green). Leukemia stem cells (blue), on the other hand, suppress NKG2DL expression at their surface and thus escape destruction by the immune system. Source: Schürch/Lengerke, University and University Hospital of Basel

 
 
 

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