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Title: Non-destructive Identification of Individual Leukemia Cells by Optical Trapping Raman Spectroscopy

Abstract

Currently, a combination of technologies is typically required to assess the malignancy of cancer cells. These methods often lack the specificity and sensitivity necessary for early, accurate diagnosis. Here we demonstrate using clinical samples the application of laser trapping Raman spectroscopy as a novel approach that provides intrinsic biochemical markers for the noninvasive detection of individual cancer cells. The Raman spectra of live, hematopoietic cells provide reliable molecular fingerprints that reflect their biochemical composition and biology. Populations of normal T and B lymphocytes from four healthy individuals, and cells from three leukemia patients were analyzed, and multiple intrinsic Raman markers associated with DNA and protein vibrational modes have been identified that exhibit excellent discriminating power for cancer cell identification. A combination of two multivariate statistical methods, principal component analysis (PCA) and linear discriminant analysis (LDA), was used to confirm the significance of these markers for identifying cancer cells and classifying the data. The results indicate that, on average, 95% of the normal cells and 90% of the patient cells were accurately classified into their respective cell types. We also provide evidence that these markers are unique to cancer cells and not purely a function of differences in their cellular activation.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
940473
Report Number(s):
UCRL-JRNL-229152
TRN: US200824%%36
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Analytical Chemistry, vol. 80, no. 6, February 9, 2008, pp. 2180-2187; Journal Volume: 80; Journal Issue: 6
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUMM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 42 ENGINEERING; BIOLOGY; DETECTION; DIAGNOSIS; DNA; LASERS; LEUKEMIA; LYMPHOCYTES; NEOPLASMS; PATIENTS; PROTEINS; RAMAN SPECTRA; RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY; SENSITIVITY; SPECIFICITY; TRAPPING

Citation Formats

Chan, J W, Taylor, D S, Lane, S, Zwerdling, T, Tuscano, J, and Huser, T. Non-destructive Identification of Individual Leukemia Cells by Optical Trapping Raman Spectroscopy. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Chan, J W, Taylor, D S, Lane, S, Zwerdling, T, Tuscano, J, & Huser, T. Non-destructive Identification of Individual Leukemia Cells by Optical Trapping Raman Spectroscopy. United States.
Chan, J W, Taylor, D S, Lane, S, Zwerdling, T, Tuscano, J, and Huser, T. Mon . "Non-destructive Identification of Individual Leukemia Cells by Optical Trapping Raman Spectroscopy". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/940473.
@article{osti_940473,
title = {Non-destructive Identification of Individual Leukemia Cells by Optical Trapping Raman Spectroscopy},
author = {Chan, J W and Taylor, D S and Lane, S and Zwerdling, T and Tuscano, J and Huser, T},
abstractNote = {Currently, a combination of technologies is typically required to assess the malignancy of cancer cells. These methods often lack the specificity and sensitivity necessary for early, accurate diagnosis. Here we demonstrate using clinical samples the application of laser trapping Raman spectroscopy as a novel approach that provides intrinsic biochemical markers for the noninvasive detection of individual cancer cells. The Raman spectra of live, hematopoietic cells provide reliable molecular fingerprints that reflect their biochemical composition and biology. Populations of normal T and B lymphocytes from four healthy individuals, and cells from three leukemia patients were analyzed, and multiple intrinsic Raman markers associated with DNA and protein vibrational modes have been identified that exhibit excellent discriminating power for cancer cell identification. A combination of two multivariate statistical methods, principal component analysis (PCA) and linear discriminant analysis (LDA), was used to confirm the significance of these markers for identifying cancer cells and classifying the data. The results indicate that, on average, 95% of the normal cells and 90% of the patient cells were accurately classified into their respective cell types. We also provide evidence that these markers are unique to cancer cells and not purely a function of differences in their cellular activation.},
doi = {},
journal = {Analytical Chemistry, vol. 80, no. 6, February 9, 2008, pp. 2180-2187},
number = 6,
volume = 80,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Mar 05 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Mar 05 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}