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Cancer Stem Cells

Methods and Protocols

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  • Includes cutting-edge techniques
  • Provides step-by-step detail essential for reproducible results
  • Contains key implementation advice from the experts

Part of the book series: Methods in Molecular Biology (MIMB, volume 2777)

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This detailed new edition gathers a comprehensive collection of methods, protocols, and procedures used for the identification, characterization, and selection of cancer stem cells. New chapters focus on the latest technologies that have improved our knowledge in this field, such as organoids, machine learning, nanoparticles, and other recent advances. 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 and readily reproducible laboratory protocols, as well as tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. 

Authoritative and up-to-date, Cancer Stem Cells: Methods and Protocols, Second Edition provides researchers with the key techniques needed to increase our understanding of this important field of study.


Table of contents (17 protocols)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry “Scuola Medica Salernitana”, University of Salerno, Baronissi, Italy

    Federica Papaccio

  • Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Naples, Italy

    Gianpaolo Papaccio

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Cancer Stem Cells

  • Book Subtitle: Methods and Protocols

  • Editors: Federica Papaccio, Gianpaolo Papaccio

  • Series Title: Methods in Molecular Biology

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  • Publisher: Humana New York, NY

  • eBook Packages: Springer Protocols

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2024

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-0716-3729-6Published: 14 March 2024

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-1-0716-3732-6Due: 14 April 2024

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-0716-3730-2Published: 13 March 2024

  • Series ISSN: 1064-3745

  • Series E-ISSN: 1940-6029

  • Edition Number: 2

  • Number of Pages: XII, 259

  • Number of Illustrations: 13 b/w illustrations, 47 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Cancer Research, Cancer Research

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