Cell Biology - A New Technique for Measuring Oxygen Concentration in Cells Providing Metabolic “Fingerprints” of Cancer Cells
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  February 26, 2019  
  Cell Biology  
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#ALT# Customizing the Cellular Microenvironment to Improve Physiological Relevance

News-Medical speaks to Marie-Charlotte Manus from Alvéole, to find out about a new technology called PRIMO that improves the physiological relevance of cells in culture by giving researchers the ability to customize the cellular microenvironment.

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 Cell membrane complexes may be new target for drugs to kill cancer cells
 
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 Sphere Fluidics and PAA collaborate to offer automated micro-plate handling capabilities for single cell analysis
 
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 Detecting and mapping of chemicals inside a biological cell
 
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 The Different Roles of Actin Within Eukaryotic Cells
 
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 Spectrum's ultra-fast digitizer enables breakthrough in cell sorting
 
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