Commentary : Biomaterials offer cancer research the third dimension
Hutmacher, Dietmar W. (2010) Commentary : Biomaterials offer cancer research the third dimension. Nature Materials, 9, pp. 90-93.
In a mini review from 2002, Tyler Jacks and Robert Weinberg commented on the pioneering three-dimensional (3D) culture work from Bissell laboratories and concluded: “Suddenly the study of cancer cells in two dimensions seems quaint if not archaic.” The relevance of this statement for planning and executing mechanistic biological studies and advanced drug testing has been largely disregarded by both academic researchers and the pharmaceutical and biomedical industry in the twenty-first century.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||This item is available online via the 'Official URL'.|
|Keywords:||biomaterials, cancer research|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (090300) > Biomaterials (090301)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Deposited On:||23 Feb 2010 01:27|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 14:27|
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