AgNOR


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AgNOR

Argyrophilic Nucleolar Organizer Region. A loop of nucleolar DNA which encodes rRNA. AgNORs reflect proliferation; the number of AgNORs may correlate with tumour behaviour. In Kaposi sarcoma, AgNOR staining in tissue increases as the tumours become more aggressive.
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Comparative morphometric study of AgNOR in variants of ameloblastoma.
Conclusion: It is concluded that AgNOR size, dispersion and ER status correlate well with Bloom and Richardson grade of invasive ductal carcinoma of breast.
2003); sin embargo, durante la cuantificacion de AgNOR por celula se visualizo, en un minimo grupo, imagenes de algunos agregados inespecificos como puntos pequenos dispersos en la zona nuclear que no presentaban las caracteristicas propias del AgNOR, debido al fijador empleado, formol bufferado al 10% (Trere, 2000).
The potentiality of AgNOR counts as tumour marker in cervical carcinogenesis was tested by follow up of 52 cases of mild and 10 cases of moderate dysplasia to observe biological behaviour of dysplasia with initial low and high AgNOR counts.
The authors wish to thank reviewers Chrystal Agnor and Christopher Kelleher.
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For dogs and cats with non-cutaneous lymphoma Morrison describes the etiology, histologic classification, AgNOR assessment, clinical features, laboratory findings, paraneoplastic syndromes, diagnosis and staging, evaluating treatment protocols, chemotherapy options (and their complications), chemotherapy combined with radiation therapy, nutrition therapy, and rescue therapy.
Pitcher/catcher Brian Agnor returns, as does designated hitter Tim Gustafson.
AgNOR banding followed methods in Howell and Black (1980), and bright-field microscopy followed methods in Gold and Amemiya (1986).