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How cells know which way to go?

Two new studies shed light on how cells sense and respond to chemical trails.

Amoebas aren’t the only cells that crawl: movement is crucial to development, wound healing and immune response in animals, not to mention cancer metastasis. 509 more words


Tumour microenvironment and miRNA biomarkers

In previous posts, we have seen the role of inflammation and glycosylation in the tumour microenvironment (TME). All these are mainly factors at the protein level causing the tumour cells to evade the immune system and metastasise. 774 more words

Cancer Research

Webinar Wednesday | October 22: The Metastatic Cascade

Join Susan G. Komen® and Susan G. Komen St. Louis as we celebrate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the fifth and final webinar in our series: 127 more words


Tumor growth and metastasis monitored in vivo

In vivo monitoring of tumor growth and metastasis provides a powerful means for studying cancer properties and development of effective therapies. Mouse models created with tumor xenografts, resulting from subcutaneous or tail vein injection of cells, have long been used for such purposes. 350 more words

Cell Sourcing - Cell Culture Technologies

Long time gone... Hello Again.

So it’s been a while since I last blogged and I have no excuses other than the fact that my life has been like a roller coaster and I have had no idea where to start. 133 more words


Dan's Cancer

So here is what I have learned so far. And this is all mostly in my own words so you know, it is probably 98% actually correct. 1,496 more words