Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Activity Is a Biomarker of Primitive Normal Human Mammary Luminal Cells
Peter Eirew, Nagarajan Kannan, David JHF Knapp, Francois Vaillant, Joanne T Emerman, Geoffrey J Lindeman, Jane E Visvader, Connie J Eaves
Stem Cells | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2012
Awarded by Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance
Awarded by U.S. Department of Defense Breast Cancer
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia)
We acknowledge the excellent technical contributions of D. Wilkinson, G. Edin, and the staff of the Flow Cytometry Facilities of the Terry Fox Laboratory and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Mammoplasty tissue, generously donated by patients, was obtained with the assistance of Drs. J. Sproul, P. Lennox, N. Van Laeken, and R. Warren (Canada) and the Victorian Cancer Bio-bank (Australia). This work was supported by the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance (Grant CBCRA 019343), the U.S. Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (Predoctoral Fellowship number W81XWH-06-1-0702), the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation BC/Yukon (Fellowship to N. Kannan), the National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia, Grants #461224 and #461221), the Victorian Government through the Victorian Cancer Agency/Victorian Breast Cancer Research Consortium and an Operational Infrastructure Support grant, and the Australian Cancer Research Foundation.