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Subject Area(s)

Chemistry, Medicine, Cancer


Cancer stem cells (CSCs) may be responsible for tumor recurrence. Metabolic labelling of newly synthesized proteins with non-canonical amino acids allows us to discriminate CSCs in mixed populations due to the quiescent nature of these cells.

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APA Citation

Duan, X., LI, H., Chen, H., & Wang, Q. (2012). Discrimination of Colon Cancer Stem Cells Using Noncanonical Amino Acid. Chemical Communications, 48(72), 9035–9037.