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Soft gels select tumorigenic cells

Pliable gels of fibrin, a fibrous protein involved in blood clotting and linked to cancer, select cells with high in vivo aggressiveness and 'stemness' from a pool of cancer cells.

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Shin, JW., Discher, D. Soft gels select tumorigenic cells. Nature Mater 11, 662–663 (2012).

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