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CytoGen’s CTC-Liquid Biopsy PlatformCTC-based liquid biopsy is a more effective way to collect the information along with the progression of cancer
SMART BIOPSY Cell Isolator
CTC Isolator enriches intact and viable CTCs from human blood using HDM (High Density Micro-porous) chip fabricated with the proprietary technology of CytoGen. During CTC isolation, the only external force applied is gravity. Therefore it minimizes damages of CTCs in comparison to other isolation methods, including immune-magnetic interaction or microfluid -ics using a pump.
Isolated CTCs are automatically stained with CTC specific antibodies. Six different biomarkers can be used for CTC identification, and the staining procedu- res are performed in a controlled temperature and humidity optimal for immuno-fluorescent staining.
CTCs are analyzed after collecting and integrating high-resolution images; those images are automa- tically analyzed by an internal program developed with our know-how. Collective data of CTC analysis can be utilized for various fields including companion diagnosis and new drug development process.
Advantages of Liquid Biopsy compared to Tissue Biopsy
limited cancer lesions
Time and cost consuming
Limited availability for
certain type of patients
Easy collection of
Quick and easy
analysis from small
volume of blood