Nestin as a marker of cancer stem cells

  title={Nestin as a marker of cancer stem cells},
  author={Jakub Neradil and Renata Veselska},
  booktitle={Cancer science},
The crucial role of cancer stem cells (CSCs) in the pathology of malignant diseases has been extensively studied during the last decade. Nestin, a class VI intermediate filament protein, was originally detected in neural stem cells during development. Its expression has also been reported in different tissues under various pathological conditions. Specifically, nestin has been shown to be expressed in transformed cells of various human malignancies, and a correlation between its expression and… CONTINUE READING
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