Advertisement
Research Article

Senescent Cells in Growing Tumors: Population Dynamics and Cancer Stem Cells

  • Caterina A. M. La Porta,

    Affiliation: Department of Biomolecular Science and Biotechnology, University of Milano, Milano, Italy

    X
  • Stefano Zapperi mail,

    stefano.zapperi@cnr.it

    Affiliations: CNR-IENI, Milano, Italy, ISI Foundation, Torino, Italy

    X
  • James P. Sethna

    Affiliation: LASSP, Department of Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

    X
  • Published: January 19, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002316

About the Authors

Caterina A. M. La Porta
Department of Biomolecular Science and Biotechnology, University of Milano, Milano, Italy
Stefano Zapperi
CNR-IENI, Milano, Italy
Stefano Zapperi
ISI Foundation, Torino, Italy
James P. Sethna
LASSP, Department of Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: stefano.zapperi@cnr.it

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CAMLP. Performed the experiments: CAMLP. Analyzed the data: SZ. Wrote the paper: CAMLP SZ. Designed and solved theory: SZ JPS.