Stains & CD markers
Myogenin / myoglobin

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PubMed Search: Myogenin [title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Myogenin | Myoglobin
Cite this page: Pernick N. Myogenin / myoglobin. website. Accessed November 28th, 2023.
  • Myogenic transcriptional regulatory protein expressed early in skeletal muscle differentiation
  • Sensitive and specific for rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Focal nuclear staining in desmoid tumors, infantile myofibromatosis, synovial sarcoma, infantile fibrosarcoma, entrapped atrophic or regenerative skeletal muscle (Am J Surg Pathol 2001;25:1150)
  • Positive staining: normal fetal muscle;
  • Negative staining: normal adult muscle
  • Oxygen binding protein
  • Positive staining: striated muscle (cardiac, skeletal); rhabdomyosarcoma, other tumors with skeletal muscle differentiation
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