Web Date: July 29, 2014
New Pipette Picks Up Single Cells
Researchers are keen to profile individual cells, particularly cancer cells because they can have different genetics and respond to drugs differently. But isolating single cells can be a tricky business. That’s what Lidong Qin’s group at the Houston Methodist Research Institute found when they began collaborating with cancer genetics experts. So, when the team couldn’t find an easy technique, they developed one instead, creating a handheld pipette that catches single cells and . . .
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