A team led by investigators at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the University of California, Los Angeles has developed a new approach for analyzing circulating tumor cells obtained from prostate cancer patients using chip- and sequencing-based applications.

The team described how it combined its internally developed "NanoVelcro" chip, laser capture microdissection, and next-generation sequencing to obtain and study CTCs in a recent paper in the journal Advanced Materials.

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