iChip Spots Circulating Tumor Cells (2of 4) (video) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption This movie demonstrates how the CTC-iChip platform is operated, putting emphasis on fact that it takes 2 vacutainers (~20ml) of whole blood to be processed in 2 hours. In this movie, the platform is operating in antigen-indpendent (negCTC-iChip) modality, in which the WBCs are labeled with magnetic beads. At the end of the movie, blood is separated into RBCs, WBCs, and purified CTCs in different vials. This video relates to a paper that appeared in the April 3, 2013, issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by Dr. E. Ozkumur at Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Engineering in Medicine in Boston, Mass., and colleagues was titled, "Inertial Focusing for Tumor Antigen-Dependent and Tumor Antigen-Independent Sorting of Rare Circulating Tumor Cells." Credit Video courtesy of Ben Miller Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the video when publishing. This video may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.