ACTIVATABLE ONE-DROP AND ONE-STEP ASSAY FOR CIRCULATING TUMOR CE


Year of Award:
2012
Award Type:
R33
Project Number:
CA173382
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-12-003
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
ZU, YOULI
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
METHODIST HOSPITAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
An ideal clinical assay for detecting circulating tumor cells should be high throughput (as simple as a one-step reaction) and highly sensitive (requiring as little as one drop of blood). The current assay to detect circulating tumor cells is time- and la