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Title: Role of side population cells in breast cancer; potential for the Development of New Therapies
Author: Britton, Kelly Marie
ISNI:       0000 0001 3480 6473
Awarding Body: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Current Institution: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Date of Award: 2008
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Stem cells play a vital role in the development and maintenance of normal tissues and e hypothesised to be involved in carcinogenesis. Side Population (SP) cells have been identified in both normal and cancerous tissue and are a putative stem cell population characterised by expression of ABCG2. To date the role of SP cells in normal breast development and in breast carcinogenesis remains to be elucidated.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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