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Catching tumour cells in the zone

A microfluidic chip with progressively stronger magnetic field gradients along its length can sort and classify circulating tumour cells based on the expression of cell surface markers.

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Figure 1: Microfluidic separation of CTCs using magnetic ranking cytometry.


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Leggett, S., Wong, I. Catching tumour cells in the zone. Nature Nanotech 12, 191–193 (2017).

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