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In Vitro Studies

Novel Cancer Treatment

We are currently investigating a novel cancer treatment method developed in our lab. We are exploiting the know weakness of many cancer types to pH change.


Image of MCF-7 human breast cancer cells taken using the pH marker dye DCFDA.

 


Image of MCF-7 cells following treatment. Image was taken with white light followed by an overlay of the apoptosis marker dye Annexin V. The red indicates the presence of phosphatidylserine, a key marker protein for cell death.