KRT19

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KRT19

A gene on chromosome 17q21.2 that encodes the smallest of all type-I keratin proteins, which is expressed in the periderm, the transiently superficial layer that surrounds the developing epidermis.
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Cytokeratin-19 mRNA-positive circulating tumor cells after adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with early breast cancer.
Predictive and prognostic value of peripheral blood cytokeratin-19 mRNA-positive cells detected by real-time polymerase chain reaction in node-negative breast cancer patients.
Full-length cytokeratin-19 is released by human tumor cells: a potential role in metastatic progression of breast cancer.
Peripheral blood circulating cytokeratin-19 mRNA-positive cells after the completion of adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with operable breast cancer.
Trastuzumab administration can effectively target chemotherapy-resistant cytokeratin-19 messenger RNA-positive tumor cells in the peripheral blood and bone marrow of patients with breast cancer.
In addition to MLTC1, we screened for secretion of cytokeratin-19 (CK19), an intermediate filament of epithelial cells.