Cytokeratin 15 | definition of cytokeratin 15 by Medical dictionary
KRT15 (redirected from cytokeratin 15)
KRT15 A gene on chromosome 17q21.2 that encodes a type-I keratin, an intermediate filament protein that provides the structural integrity of epithelial cells.
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Fibroblasts were spindle-shaped (a) and positive for immunofluorescence staining of vimentin (b) and negative for cytokeratin 15
Often, a panel composed of CD10, cytokeratin 15
, cytokeratin 20, and D2-40 is required to differentiate trichoepithelioma from BCC.
Stem cell markers (cytokeratin 15
, 19, and p63) in in situ and invasive cutaneous epithelial lesions.