Reg IV expression and clinicopathologic features of gallbladder carcinoma.

  title={Reg IV expression and clinicopathologic features of gallbladder carcinoma.},
  author={Hidehiko Tamura and Masayuki Ohtsuka and Mitsutsune Washiro and Fumio Kimura and Hiroaki Shimizu and Hiroyuki Yoshidome and Atsushi Kato and Naohiko Seki and Masaru Miyazaki},
  journal={Human pathology},
  volume={40 12},
Regenerating islet-derived family, member 4 (Reg IV) has been shown to be associated with colorectal carcinogenesis and gastric carcinogenesis through intestinal metaplasia. In this study, we examined Reg IV expression in the gallbladder and gallbladder carcinoma, and measured Reg IV levels in sera from patients with gallbladder carcinoma. Quantitative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction revealed that high Reg IV levels were identified in 17 of 31 gallbladder carcinomas, whereas… CONTINUE READING


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