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ctDNA and CTCs in Liquid Biopsy – Current Status and Where We Need to Progress

Author:
Neumann, Martin H.D., Bender, Sebastian, Krahn, Thomas, Schlange, Thomas
Source:
Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal 2018 v.16 pp. 190-195
ISSN:
2001-0370
Subject:
DNA, biopsy, biotechnology, liquids, neoplasm cells
Abstract:
We discuss the current status of liquid biopsy and its advantages and challenges with a focus on pre-analytical sample handling, technologies and workflows. The potential of circulating tumor cells and circulating tumor DNA is pointed out and an overview of corresponding technologies is given.
Agid:
5982120