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Research Article

Contact and Encirclement of Glioma Cells In Vitro Is an Intrinsic Behavior of a Clonal Human Neural Stem Cell Line

  • Nousha Khosh,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurosciences, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

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  • Christine E. Brown,

    Affiliation: Department of Cancer Immunotherapeutics and Tumor Immunology, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

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  • Karen S. Aboody ,

    Affiliations: Department of Neurosciences, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America, Division of Neurosurgery, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

    These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

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  • Michael E. Barish mail

    mbarish@coh.org

    Affiliation: Department of Neurosciences, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

    These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

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  • Published: December 11, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051859

About the Authors

Nousha Khosh, Karen S. Aboody, Michael E. Barish
Department of Neurosciences, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America
Christine E. Brown
Department of Cancer Immunotherapeutics and Tumor Immunology, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America
Karen S. Aboody
Division of Neurosurgery, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mbarish@coh.org

Competing Interests

Author KSA is a PLOS ONE Editorial Board member. KSA is co-founder of TheraBiologics, Inc., a company that supports the development of neural stem cell-mediated treatments for cancer. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NK CEB KSA MEB. Performed the experiments: NK. Analyzed the data: NK MEB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CEB. Wrote the paper: MEB.