Observational Study
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World J Gastroenterol. Dec 7, 2014; 20(45): 17163-17170
Published online Dec 7, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i45.17163
Figure 1
Figure 1 Circulating tumor cells captured and cultured on the membrane filter (A), cultured in vitro (A, B, C, D) with visualized nucleoli and nucleus counterstained with DAPI. The circulating tumor cells (CTCs) cultured in vitro may grow through the membrane via the ability of changing the cell shape (C, D).