Tetsuro Ikebe

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Desmosomes are intercellular junctions that have been shown to be down-regulated in certain types of carcinomas and that may play a role in suppression of invasion and metastasis. We have shown previously that immunohistochemical staining for the major desmosomal glycoprotein, desmoglein (Dsg), is reduced in some cases of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of(More)
Epigenetic modifications play important roles in the regulation of gene expression determining cellular phenotype as well as various pathologies such as cancer. Although the loss of keratin 13 (KRT13) is reportedly linked to malignant transformation of oral epithelial cells, the molecular mechanisms through which KRT13 is repressed in oral squamous cell(More)
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