ASCO: Silicon Biosystems Shows Off its DEPArray Technology | GenomeWeb

The cancer research community has begun to study circulating tumor cells — cells that roam free of tumors and float through the bloodstream — and what they can tell a clinician about a patient's prognosis or possible metastasis. The problem is finding these fairly rare cells in the blood and sorting them from the rest of the molecules in a sample. Instrument manufacturer Silicon Biosystems thinks it has the solution.

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