Journal article

Expression of CD133 and CD44 in glioblastoma stem cells correlates with cell proliferation, phenotype stability and intra-tumor heterogeneity

T MANTAMADIOTIS, D Brown, G filiz, PM daniel, S dworkin, S amiridis, N kountouri, A morokoff

PLOS ONE | PLOS | Published : 2017


Awarded by Department of Pathology at University of Melbourne (Pathology Funds)

Awarded by CASS Foundation

Awarded by Pathology Funds

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by funds from the Department of Pathology at University of Melbourne (Pathology Funds 531-42) to DVB, PMD and GF. This study was also supported by a CASS Foundation grant #6236. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.We thank Josh Kie, Daniel Blashki, Vanta Jameson and Desiree Anthony for flow cytometry assistance. We thank the technicians at the Royal Melbourne Hospital for assisting with animal husbandry and maintenance of colonies. We extend our gratitude to the donors of the tumor derived PDGC lines. Prof Paul Waring for scientific discussions and financial support (Pathology Funds 531-42) of DVB PMD, GF and the Cell Signalling Laboratory.