Stains & molecular markers

Topic Completed: 1 December 2011

Minor changes: 17 September 2020

Copyright: 2003-2020,, Inc.

PubMed Search: calretinin[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Calretinin. website. Accessed September 29th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Calcium binding protein structurally related to S100 and inhibin
  • Nuclear and cytoplasmic staining
Uses by pathologists
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Jijgee Munkhdelger, M.D., Ph.D., Andrey Bychkov, M.D., Ph.D. and Sharon Bihlmeyer, M.D.
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Epithelioid mesothelioma immunoprofile

Ovarian granulosa cell tumor (adult)

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Mesothelioma: various images

Colonic medullary carcinoma (fig E)

Granular cell tumor

Serous effusions

Positive staining - normal
Positive staining - disease
Negative staining
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