By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Princeton University and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey will use microarray and mass spectrometry technologies to discover more about what enables cancer tumor cells to become resistant to some treatments by becoming dormant and self-cannibalizing to survive periods of stress.

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