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BIOspektrum

, Volume 23, Issue 7, pp 766–768 | Cite as

Zirkulierende Tumorzellen - voll automatisierte Vereinzelung aus Blut

  • Sabine Alebrand
  • Christian Freese
  • Tobias Schunck
  • Michael Bassler
Wissenschaft · Methoden Liquid biopsy

Abstract

Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are interesting for both, cancer diagnostics and therapy. Hence for practical use, very efficient methods are required to enrich, detect and isolate the typically very low number of CTCs. Herein, we present the “CTCelect device”, enabling the fully automated counting and isolation of CTCs from a blood sample for further biological investigations.

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© Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland, ein Teil von Springer Nature 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fraunhofer ICT-IMMMainzDeutschland

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