Autocrine interleukin-23 promotes self-renewal of CD133+ ovarian cancer stem-like cells


Cancer stem cells (CSCs) are a group of cells which possess the ability of self-renewing and unlimited proliferation. And these CSCs are thought to be the cause of metastasis, recurrence and resistance. Recent study has found that pro-inflammatory cytokine and chemotactic factor mediate the self-renewing and differentiation of most of CSCs. Thus we… (More)
DOI: 10.18632/oncotarget.12579


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