Stains
JunB

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

Revised: 3 August 2018, last major update June 2005

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Cite this page: Pernick, N. JunB. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainsjunb.html. Accessed August 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • At 19p13
  • Member of Jun family of proteins (also c-Jun and JunD), that are components of AP-1 transcription factor complex, involved in cell proliferation and apoptosis
  • May bind with CD30 gene promoter
Interpretation
  • Nuclear stain
Positive staining - disease
  • Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALK+ or negative; cutaneous or not), classic Hodgkin lymphoma, CD30+ diffuse large B cell lymphoma, lymphomatoid papulosis
Negative staining
  • Nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma, CD30- diffuse large cell lymphoma
Additional references