Technologies and methods used for the detection, enrichment and characterization of cancer stem cells.

@article{Williams2010TechnologiesAM,
  title={Technologies and methods used for the detection, enrichment and characterization of cancer stem cells.},
  author={Anthony J. Williams and Ram H. Datar and Richard J. Cote},
  journal={The National medical journal of India},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={346-50}
}
Cancer stem cells (CSCs) represent a subclass of tumour cells with the ability for self-renewal, production of differentiated progeny, prolonged survival, resistance to damaging therapeutic agents, and anchorage-independent survival, which together make this population effectively equipped to metastasize, invade and colonize secondary tissues in the face of therapeutic intervention. In recent years, investigators have increasingly focused on the characterization of CSCs to better understand the… CONTINUE READING

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