Cancer May Be Driven by DNA Outside of Chromosomes
Cancer May Be Driven by DNA Outside of Chromosomes
In the last decade, researchers have come to realize that tumors harbor bits of extrachromosomal DNA that can drive malignancy.
Cancer May Be Driven by DNA Outside of Chromosomes
Cancer May Be Driven by DNA Outside of Chromosomes

In the last decade, researchers have come to realize that tumors harbor bits of extrachromosomal DNA that can drive malignancy.

In the last decade, researchers have come to realize that tumors harbor bits of extrachromosomal DNA that can drive malignancy.

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Biomarker Discovery with SMC<sup>TM</sup> Technology
Biomarker Discovery with SMCTM Technology
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Apr 6, 2021
Single Molecule Counting (SMC™) technology offers the sensitivity to reveal hidden biomarker information
Delivery of Oncolytic Immunotherapy by MSCs Enhances CAR-T Cell Anti-Tumor Activity
Delivery of Oncolytic Immunotherapy by MSCs Enhances CAR-T Cell Anti-Tumor Activity
The Scientist Creative Services Team in Collaboration with IsoPlexis | Apr 5, 2021
Katie McKenna will discuss how oncolytic viral therapy enhances CAR-T cell killing of cancer cells.
Cancer Vaccines: Raising a T Cell Army
Cancer Vaccines: Raising a T Cell Army
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Apr 1, 2021
Vaccines against various forms of cancer prime the immune system to attack.
Contributors
Contributors
Asher Jones, Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2021
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2021 issue of The Scientist.
&ldquo;Rogue&rdquo; Protein Could Contribute to Humans&rsquo; High Cancer Rates
“Rogue” Protein Could Contribute to Humans’ High Cancer Rates
Asher Jones | Apr 1, 2021
A mutant protein called Siglec-XII may promote carcinoma progression in humans, but inactivation of its gene seems to avoid the problem, according to a study.
Infographic: Steps in Cancer Metastasis
Infographic: Steps in Cancer Metastasis
Shawna Williams | Apr 1, 2021
It’s now thought that in many cases, cancer cells disseminate from the primary tumor site early on and lay dormant for long periods rather than only venturing out from primary tumors at an advanced stage.
A Bright New Tool to Record Cellular Interactions
A Bright New Tool to Record Cellular Interactions
Lisa Winter | Apr 1, 2021
The G-baToN prototype transfers GFP between cells, illuminating cell-cell contacts.
New Understanding of Metastasis Could Lead to Better Treatments
New Understanding of Metastasis Could Lead to Better Treatments
Shawna Williams | Apr 1, 2021
Recent insights, such as the recognition that disseminated cancer cells can lie dormant for years before seeding secondary tumors, suggest novel strategies for fighting metastatic disease.
Our Expanding Universe
Our Expanding Universe
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2021
As with the evolution of astronomy, new insights in biology beckon just beyond our conceptual and observational reach.