Cite this page: Pernick N. 11A1. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stains11A1.html. Accessed September 18th, 2019.
Definition / general
- Essential for normal skeletal development; mutations cause Marshall and Stickler syndromes, both characterized by craniofacial abnormalities, nearsightedness and hearing deficiencies (Matrix Biol 2008;27:330)
Uses by pathologists
- May be marker of desmoplasia