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Uses by pathologists
- 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)
End of Stains > 11A1
- May be marker of desmoplasia
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