Stains & CD markers
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: Thyroglobulin[TI] review[PT] pathology
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Definition / general
- Large glycoprotein (MW 670K) produced by thyroid follicular cells; later iodinated to form T3 and T4
- Specific marker of thyroid differentiation
Microscopic (histologic) images
Contributed by Andrey Bychkov, M.D., Ph.D.
Expression in thyroid
Easily leaks into soft tissue
Solid cell nests
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