Expression of focal adhesion kinase and alpha5 and beta1 integrins in carcinomas and its clinical significance.


AIM To detect the expression pattern of FAK (focal adhesion kinase) and integrin alpha5 and beta1 subunits in different kinds of cancerous tissues and to study their correlation with clinicopathological data including tumor type, grade and lymph node status. METHODS Using an immunohistochemical technique, we examined the expression of FAK and integrin and… (More)