Cell culture: Soft gels select tumorigenic cells

ArticleinNature Materials 11(8):662-3 · July 2012with21 Reads
Impact Factor: 36.50 · DOI: 10.1038/nmat3388 · Source: PubMed

    Abstract

    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.