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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Theodoropoulou, M; Arzberger, T; Gruebler, Y; Jaffrain-Rea, ML; Schlegel, J; Schaaf, L; Petrangeli, E; Losa, M; Stalla, GK; Pagotto, U 
Titel:
Expression of epidermal growth factor receptor in neoplastic pituitary cells: evidence for a role in corticotropinoma cells. 
Abstract:
The oncogenic effects of epidermal growth factor (EGF) have long been established. EGF receptor (EGFr) is overexpressed in many types of tumors and constitutes a target for cancer treatment. The pituitary gland is a target of EGF action and it is very likely that EGFr plays a role in pituitary tumor formation and progression. However, there is a controversy in the literature concerning EGFr expression in the different types of pituitary adenomas. In the present study we investigated the expressi...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
J Endocrinol 
Jahr:
2004 
Band / Volume:
183 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
385-94 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0022-0795 
TUM Einrichtung:
r Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie