Cancer Stem Cells

Methods and Protocols

  • Gianpaolo Papaccio
  • Vincenzo Desiderio

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1692)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. David Bakhshinyan, Ashley A. Adile, Maleeha A. Qazi, Mohini Singh, Michelle M. Kameda-Smith, Nick Yelle et al.
    Pages 1-16
  3. Vinod Gopalan, Farhadul Islam, Alfred King-yin Lam
    Pages 17-29
  4. Liang Wang, Xiangsheng Zuo, Keping Xie, Daoyan Wei
    Pages 31-42
  5. Luigi Mele, Davide Liccardo, Virginia Tirino
    Pages 43-48
  6. Masayuki Shimoda, Masahide Ota, Yasunori Okada
    Pages 49-59
  7. Pooja Mehta, Caymen Novak, Shreya Raghavan, Maria Ward, Geeta Mehta
    Pages 61-75
  8. Hui Wang, Anna M. Paczulla, Martina Konantz, Claudia Lengerke
    Pages 77-87
  9. Vijayalakshmi Rajendran, Mayur Vilas Jain
    Pages 89-95
  10. Manuela Porru, Luca Pompili, Carla Caruso, Carlo Leonetti
    Pages 97-105
  11. Maria Laura De Angelis, Ruggero De Maria, Marta Baiocchi
    Pages 107-115
  12. Magdalena E. Buczek, Stephen P. Reeder, Tarik Regad
    Pages 139-148
  13. Hiromichi Kawasaki, Angela Lombardi, Michele Caraglia
    Pages 149-156
  14. Sudipto Das, Bruce Moran, Antoinette S. Perry
    Pages 157-178
  15. Vivian Petersen Wagner, Manoela Domingues Martins, Rogerio Moraes Castilho
    Pages 179-193
  16. Martina Intartaglia, Rosalaura Sabetta, Monica Gargiulo, Giovanna Roncador, Federica Zito Marino, Renato Franco
    Pages 195-211
  17. Sebastián A. García, Jürgen Weitz, Sebastian Schölch
    Pages 213-219
  18. David Bakhshinyan, Ashley A. Adile, Maleeha A. Qazi, Mohini Singh, Michelle M. Kameda-Smith, Nick Yelle et al.
    Pages E1-E1
  19. Back Matter
    Pages 221-223

About this book


This detailed volume gathers a comprehensive collection of methods, protocols, and procedures used for the identification, characterization, and selection of cancer stem cells. These include surface marker expression, side population, spheres formation, ALDH activity, and numerous others. Written for the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible protocols, and expert tips and troubleshooting advice to avoid potential pitfalls. 

Comprehensive and practical, Cancer Stem Cells: Methods and Protocols provides researchers with the techniques they will need in order to pursue vital research into this complex field of study. 


Tumor types Cancer therapy CSCs Cellular plasticity Tumorigenic assays

Editors and affiliations

  • Gianpaolo Papaccio
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Desiderio
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Experimental MedicineUniversity of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”NaplesItaly
  2. 2.Department of Experimental MedicineUniversity of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”NaplesItaly

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2018
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-7400-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-7401-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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