The capacity for self-renewal is thought to be a critical property of tumor-initiating cells. This capacity is often associated with the ability to generate spheres invitro. In this issue of Cancer Cell, Barrett etal. show that cells lacking sphere-forming ability can still be very efficient at propagating tumors.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Jan 17 2012|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cell Biology
- Cancer Research