Capturing rare cells from blood using a packed bed of custom-synthesized chitosan microparticles

Chandamany Arya, Jason G. Kralj, Kunqiang Jiang, Matthew S. Munson, Thomas P. Forbes, Don L. DeVoe, Srinivasa R. Raghavan, Samuel P. Forry
  • Journal of Materials Chemistry B, January 2013, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • DOI: 10.1039/c3tb20818d

Rare cell capture with chitosan microparticles

What is it about?

We describe batch generation of uniform multifunctional chitosan microparticles for isolation of rare cells, such as circulating tumor cells (CTCs), from a sample of whole blood.

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