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PubMed Search: Mesothelin[title]
- 40 kDa differentiation antigen; precursor protein’s amino portion is megakaryocytic potentiating factor
- Cytoplasmic membrane glycoprotein found on surface of mesothelial cells, mesothelioma, ovarian carcinoma, pancreatic adenocarcinoma
- May place a role in cellular adhesion
Positive staining - normal
Positive staining - disease
- Mesothelioma, ovarian surface carcinoma
End of Stains > Mesothelin
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