Stains & CD markers

Topic Completed: 1 June 2005

Minor changes: 21 June 2021

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PubMed Search: HBME

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. HBME. website. Accessed October 24th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • Also called HBME-1
  • Marker of mesothelial cells, named after laboratory of Dr. Hector Battifora and MEsothelioma
  • Also positive in various thyroid carcinomas
Microscopic (histologic) images

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

Tumor interface

Striking membranous staining

Strong membranous HBME-1 immunoreactivity

Strong HBME-1
with apical membrane

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