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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Anders, M; Sarbia, M; Grotzinger, C; Meining, A; Hofler, H; Wiedenmann, B; Rosch, T 
Title:
Expression of EpCam and villin in Barrett's esophagus and in gastric cardia. 
Abstract:
In the current study we aimed to clarify the potential of EpCAM and villin as in vivo biomarkers for both Barrett esophagus (BE)-associated neoplasia and BE versus cardiac mucosa. Immunohistochemical staining in BE with various degrees of intraepithelial neoplasia (IN), Barrett carcinoma (BC) and in normal cardiac mucosa (CM) revealed a lack of EpCam and villin in squamous esophageal epithelium. All specimens of IN and BC showed EpCam with varying staining intensities. In 57% of CM samples a wea...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Dis Markers 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
24 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
287-92 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0278-0240 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie