Navigation Links
Battery of tests on cancer cells shows them as 'squishy,' yet tactically strong
Date:4/26/2013

purely physical perspective, but it makes sense for a cancer cell, since both traits improve their chances of metastasizing. Understanding why is still an active area of research," explained Staunton, who is working towards his doctorate in physics.

"Another interesting finding was that a protein called CD44, which doubles as a cancer stem cell marker and as a molecule that helps the cell stick to certain fibers in the extracellular matrix, is equally abundant in the normal and cancer cells. But in the cancer cells the proteins don't make it to the cell surface," he added.

"For some reason they stay inside the cytoplasm, so the cancer cells are not as sticky," added Staunton whose hometown is Buffalo, N.Y. "This is another trait that contributes to their ability to spread through the body."

The PSOC network went to great lengths to have all of the studies performed under comparable conditions. While the cell lines studied are well understood, part of the effort for the network was to prove they could consistently coordinate the research.

Staunton, who has been involved in ASU's center since its inception, says the experience has helped his growth as a researcher.

"It is the perfect habitat for budding scientists and for transdisciplinary collaborations," he said.


'/>"/>

Contact: Skip Derra
skip.derra@asu.edu
480-965-4823
Arizona State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Battery-Operated Skin Patch Offers New Option for Migraine Sufferers
2. Thin Film & Printed Battery Market Growing at CAGR of 46.14% to Reach $1,210.3 Million by 2017 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets
3. Device Offers Hope for Battery-Free Pacemakers
4. Study finds number of battery-related emergency department visits by children more than doubles
5. PeopleKeys Personality Tests Give Job Seekers a Competitive Advantage
6. Doctors Order Fewer Lab Tests When They Know the Cost
7. Naturally-occurring substance proves effective against deadly skin cancer in laboratory tests
8. Most Men Dont Need PSA Tests, Doctors Group Says
9. Blood tests can provide fuller picture of mutations in cancer than traditional biopsies do
10. Breast Cancer Gene Tests Wont Help Most Women: Report
11. Researchers tackle physician challenge of correctly ordering laboratory tests
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/9/2014)... 2014 For the first time, researchers have access ... in Canada uses health care. A new study, called ... demonstrate the unique challenges faced by urban Aboriginal people ... Hospital. , The findings, published today in ... Nations individuals and the general population. , Researchers interviewed ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... heretofore hidden ways that cells are regulated, scientists at ... cancer cells more likely to metastasize. , What,s more, ... by blocking two other proteins that are normally linked ... processes could have unexpected ties. , The study, ... Nature , points to the possibility of new cancer ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... in Russia might contribute to HIV transmission and ... researchers from Boston University Schools of Medicine and ... State University, sought to discover the effect police ... cohort of HIV-positive people with lifetime of injection ... police were more likely to share needlesincreasing HIV ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... NEW YORK (July 8, 2014) Researchers from ... College of Medicine of Yeshiva University will present ... being held July 12 July 17 in Copenhagen, ... triggers that could prompt transition from cognitive normality to ... of the Einstein Aging Study , established in ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... the most important organs in the human body. Its ... properly this is its synthesis function and ... this is its detoxification function. Lack of exercise and ... the liver. The resulting diseased cells can lead to ... failure. According to the German Liver Foundation, over five ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Urban Aboriginal people face unique health challenges 2Health News:Protein pushes breast cancer cells to metastasize 2Health News:Protein pushes breast cancer cells to metastasize 3Health News:BU researchers relate arrests with HIV risk environment 2Health News:Investigators from Montefiore and Einstein to present data at 2014 Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2Health News:Investigators from Montefiore and Einstein to present data at 2014 Alzheimer's Association International Conference 3Health News:Telemedicine for patients with chronic liver diseases 2Health News:Telemedicine for patients with chronic liver diseases 3
... about going the extra mile to make lifestyle changes towards ... revealed the disappointing// negativism prevailing in the mind-set of people ... Britons who responded to the survey by Cancer research, blamed ... of personal efforts in preventing the disease. , ,Dr ...
... another look at that attractive magazine their daughter is ... who read articles on weight loss and dieting in ... weight reducing techniques such as vomiting, laxatives or smoking ... published in Pediatrics' January edition, was conducted by studying ...
... from the public, a notice from the Union Health Ministry ... ,The yoga guru had created public furor recently ... by performing yoga and using his medicines. ,Health ... he supported the practice of yoga, the yoga guru should ...
... market in the 1960s, women generally took three weeks of ... no pills. ,“The thinking was that women would find ... having their normal menses,” says Susan Ernst, M.D., chief of ... of Michigan and clinical instructor in the Department of Obstetrics ...
... reduced pain sensitivity, a pattern that may be related ... a report. ,Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an ... a traumatic event. It is characterized by chronic arousal, ... to the event, according to background information in the ...
... revolution in the lives of lepers in China.// ,Fu ... one day to live in a leper colony and offer ... a huge difference to hundreds of lepers in south China. ... Tanshan Leper Rehabilitation Village in Gaoming district. She has devoted ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Drop That Glossy, Girl! 2Health News:An End to Periods? 2Health News:An End to Periods? 3Health News:Patients With PTSD Experience Less Pain Sensitivity 2Health News:A ‘Good Samaritan’ to the Aid of Lepe 2Health News:A ‘Good Samaritan’ to the Aid of Lepe 3
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 AARP Foundation today announced it ... adults suffering from the severe cold weather that has gripped ... to helping those in need; so to support these emergency ... up to $250,000, which could mean up to $500,000 in ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Humberto C. Antunes,  Galderma  worldwide ... from the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology ... Conference (ODAC). The event is January 17-20, 2014, at the Omni ... . The ODAC is a distinguished ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... R.I. , Jan. 15, 2014 MultiCell Technologies, ... filed a U.S. provisional patent application concerning composition of ... to achieve targeted tumor cell death.  ... small noncoding double stranded RNA molecules (VSRNAs) which interfere ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 2AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 3Galderma's global leader honored with a "Lifetime in Dermatology Achievement Award" by Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2Galderma's global leader honored with a "Lifetime in Dermatology Achievement Award" by Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 3Galderma's global leader honored with a "Lifetime in Dermatology Achievement Award" by Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 4MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 2MultiCell Technologies Files Patent Application Covering New Class of RNA Therapeutics 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: