Expression of transmembrane carbonic anhydrases IX and XII in ovarian tumours.

  title={Expression of transmembrane carbonic anhydrases IX and XII in ovarian tumours.},
  author={Piritta Hynninen and Liisa Vaskivuo and Juha Saarnio and Hannu Kalervo Haapasalo and Jyrki Kivel{\"a} and Silvia Pastorekov{\'a} and Jarom{\'i}r Pastorek and Abdul Rais Abdul Waheed and William S. Sly and Ulla S Puistola and Seppo Parkkila},
  volume={49 6},
AIMS Carbonic anhydrase (CA) isozymes IX and XII have been suggested to play a role in oncogenic processes. The aim of the present study was to investigate CA IX and XII expression in patients with ovarian tumours. METHODS AND RESULTS A series of ovarian tumours was immunostained for CA IX and XII and the results were correlated with histopathological and clinical parameters. Most cases of borderline mucinous cystadenomas, mucinous cystadenocarcinomas and serous cystadenocarcinomas were… CONTINUE READING
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