A novel variant of WISP1 lacking a Von Willebrand type C module overexpressed in scirrhous gastric carcinoma

@article{Tanaka2001ANV,
  title={A novel variant of WISP1 lacking a Von Willebrand type C module overexpressed in scirrhous gastric carcinoma},
  author={Shinji Tanaka and Keishi Sugimachi and Hiroshi Saeki and Junko Kinoshita and Takefumi Ohga and Mitsuo Shimada and Yoshihiko Maehara and Keizo Sugimachi},
  journal={Oncogene},
  year={2001},
  volume={20},
  pages={5525-5532}
}
Scirrhous carcinoma of the stomach is characterized by rapid growth with a vast fibrous stroma, high invasiveness, and substantially a poor prognosis. Little is known of the molecular pathogenesis of this disease. Members of the emerging family of the CCN gene (for connective tissue growth factor, cysteine-rich 61, nephroblastoma overexpressed) encode… CONTINUE READING