Glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP)

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 17 December 2015, last major update October 2013

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Definition / general
  • Intermediate filament for astrocytes (normal, reactive, neoplastic)
Positive staining - disease
Microscopic (histologic) images

Myxopapillary ependymoma of broad ligament (fig 8b)