Published in Cancer Weekly, November 9th, 2004
"Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), we described a method for noninvasively tracking grafted neural progenitor cells and bone marrow stromal cells (MSCs) in brain tumor of the rat. Neural progenitor cells and MSCs were labeled with lipophilic dye-coated superparamagnetic particles. The labeled neural progenitor cells and MSCs were transplanted to rats via the cisterna magna and a tail vein, respectively, 1 week after 9L-gliosarcoma cell implantation," scientists in the United States report.
"Three-dimensional (3D) gradient echo and contrast agent images revealed dynamic...
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