Interstitial Cells of Cajal (ICC) and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST): facts, speculations, and myths

@inproceedings{Min2006InterstitialCO,
  title={Interstitial Cells of Cajal (ICC) and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST): facts, speculations, and myths},
  author={K W Min and Mircea Leabu},
  booktitle={Journal of cellular and molecular medicine},
  year={2006}
}
Interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC) is a peculiar cell network composed of cells having processes described by the eminent Spanish neuroanatomist of the 19th century, S. Ramon y Cajal. ICC became a fascinating subject to many investigators and it is estimated that there are over 100 publications yearly on the subject related to ICC, in the last three years. Now it is widely accepted that ICC are pace maker cells of the gut and probable progenitor cells of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST… CONTINUE READING
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