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Aptamer-mediated siRNA delivery to target colon cancer stem cells

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posted on 2016-05-01, 00:00 authored by H Al Shamaileh
Cancer stem cells are often referred to as the root of cancer as they drive tumour growth and are resistant to traditional anti-cancer therapies. By using a colon cancer model, targeting the cancer stem cells with aptamers can efficiently kill these cells and prevent tumours from regrowing.

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xi, 172 pages : illustrations, tables, figures, some coloured

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  • Yes

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thesis

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thesis

Language

eng

Degree type

Research doctorate

Degree name

PhD.

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S Shigdar Sarah, W Duan Wei

Faculty

Faculty of Health

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School of Medicine