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PubMed Search: MyoD1[title]
- Myogenic transcriptional regulatory protein expressed early in skeletal muscle differentiation
- Sensitive but not specific for rhabdomyosarcoma due to cytoplasmic and non-specific background staining (Am J Surg Pathol 2001;25:1150)
- Stronger staining in alveolar vs. embryonal rhabdomyosarcomasar germ cell tumors (also other cells as indicated below)
Positive immunostaining - normal
End of Stains > MyoD1
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