Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 30 October 2015, last major update June 2005
Copyright: (c) 2003-2015,, Inc.
Definition / General
  • Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 3
  • Also called Flt4
  • Specific marker for lymphatic endothelium
  • Also expressed in blood vascular endothelium of malignant tumor and granulation tissue
Micro Images

Papillary thyroid carcinoma (fig 1e)