Stains
MUC6

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

Revised: 11 November 2015, last major update June 2005

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Definition / general
  • Produces protective glycoprotein coat for gut epithelia
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Gastric carcinoma

Positive staining - normal
  • Stomach (pyloric glands), gallbladder, colon and endocervix
Positive staining - disease
  • Invasive ductal carcinoma of breast, gastric carcinomas
Negative staining
  • Normal breast tissue