KRT20

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KRT20

A gene on chromosome 17q21.2 that encodes a type-I keratin, an intermediate filament protein that is a major cellular protein of mature enterocytes and goblet cells, and is specifically expressed in gastric and intestinal mucosa.
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A study of cytokeratin 20 immunostaining in urothelium of neuropathic bladder of patients with spinal cord injury.
Often, a panel composed of CD10, cytokeratin 15, cytokeratin 20, and D2-40 is required to differentiate trichoepithelioma from BCC.
Immunohistochemistry showed tumour expression of cytokeratin 7, cytokeratin 20, CA 125, the oestrogen receptor, E--cadherin (CD 324) and TTF1.
Detection of micrometastasis by cytokeratin 20 RT-PCR is limited due to stable backgro nd transcription in gran locytes.
7] (Variable) Cytokeratin 20 -- Monoclonal 25 125 3,000 [Ks20.
Uptake of cytokeratin 20 in the laryngeal and rectal specimens was similar.
The mediastinal tumor samples taken from our patient stained positively for vimentin, muscle-specific actin, and desmin and were negative for cytokeratin AE 1/3, cytokeratin 7, cytokeratin 20, epithelial membrane antigen (EMA), calretinin, S100 protein, melanoma antibody (HMB45), and leukocyte common antigen.
6) Merkel cell carcinomas usually show expression of cytokeratin 20 and are negative for thyroid transcription factor-1, whereas pulmonary SCC usually express cytokeratin 7 and thyroid transcription factor-1.
Other products included in this launch are CD7, CD8, CD30, CD43, CD79a, Cytokeratin (HMW), Cytokeratin 20 and P63.
Cytokeratin 7 and cytokeratin 20 in primary urinary bladder carcinoma and matched lymph node metastasis.
Immunohistochemical staining was positive for cytokeratin 20, CD56, synaptophysin and chromogranin A, and negative for S-100 protein, desmin, CD99, CD20, CD30, CD45RO, CD79a, TTF-1 and CK7.
Analysis of cytokeratin 20 expression appears helpful in the differential diagnosis of lung and pancreatic cancer.