Cell culture: Soft gels select tumorigenic cells

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Philadelphia 19104-6315, USA.
Nature Material (Impact Factor: 36.5). 07/2012; 11(8):662-3. DOI: 10.1038/nmat3388
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Pliable gels of fibrin, a fibrous protein involved in blood clotting and
linked to cancer, select cells with high in vivo aggressiveness and
'stemness' from a pool of cancer cells.

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