Stains
MUC6


Topic Completed: 1 June 2005

Minor changes: 28 August 2020

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PubMed Search: MUC6 [title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Produces protective glycoprotein coat for gut epithelia
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
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