Stains
Epstein-Barr virus


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PubMed Search: Epstein-Barr virus [title] stain

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • See also EBER1
  • Strongly associated with sinonasal (NK) lymphomas
  • Associated with monoclonal B cell lymphoproliferative disorder (high grade) and immunosuppression (methotrexate) for autoimmune disease
  • Expresses LMP1, which prevents apoptosis via bcl2 interaction
  • Expresses EBER1, which transactivates host genes
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Andrey Bychkov, M.D., Ph.D.
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