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PubMed Search: PCNA[title]
- Proliferating Cell Nuclear Antigen; also called cyclin
- Nonhistone 36 kDa nuclear protein with a role in DNA synthesis, DNA repair, and cell cycle progression
- Coordinates synthesis of both leading and lagging strands at the replication fork during DNA replication
- Expression correlates with proliferation activity
End of Stains > PCNA
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