nuclear antigen


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nuclear antigen

An antigen present in the cells of patients with certain types of connective tissue disorders. Corticosteroids can be very helpful in treating patients with high concentrations of nuclear antigen.
See also: antigen
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Proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) regulates primordial follicle assembly by promoting apoptosis of oocytes in fetal and neonatal mouse ovaries.
Latency-associated nuclear antigen expression and human herpesviruS-8 polymerase chain reaction in the evaluation of Kaposi satcoma and other vascular tumours in HIV-positive patients.
Proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) is a protein that exists in cell nuclei.
Use of proliferating cell nuclear antigen as a marker of liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy in rats.
Progesterone receptor modulator CDB-2914 down regulates proliferative cell nuclear antigen and Bcl-2 protein expression and up-regulates caspase-3 and poly(adenosine 5'-diphosphateribose) polymerase expression in cultured human uterine leiomyoma cells," Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism 90(2): 953-961.
Smith antibody was positive but rheumatoid factor, ribonucleotide protein, Ro, La, double-stranded DNA, anti-proliferating cell nuclear antigen, SCL-70, and anticentromeric antibody were all negative.
Comparison of proliferating cell nuclear antigen to tritiated thymidine as a marker of proliferating hepatocytes in rats.
The pANCA pattern seen in IBD is the result of nuclear antigens which are DNase I sensitive.
7 macrophage cells through an increase in S phase DNA synthesis, which was related to the up-regulation of proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) and cyclin A.
Subsequent studies have confirmed that one such clone directed against the virus latency-associated nuclear antigen shows high sensitivity and specificity for all clinical subtypes and tumor stages of KS.
Serological tests for HHV8 can be done by immunohistochemical staining for latency-associated nuclear antigen.
Ovaries (n=36/nutrition treatment) were sectioned and then stained for the presence of proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA; a marker of proliferating cells).

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