S-100 protein remains a practical marker for melanocytic and other tumours.

@article{Cochran1993S100PR,
  title={S-100 protein remains a practical marker for melanocytic and other tumours.},
  author={Alistair J. Cochran and Hsueh-Fu Lu and P X Li and Romaine Saxton and Dong-dong Wen},
  journal={Melanoma research},
  year={1993},
  volume={3 5},
  pages={325-30}
}
S-100 protein, extracted from bovine brain, is the first described of the modern generation of marker molecules for melanocytic tumours. Despite the observation that many different types of cells express S-100 protein, detection of the molecule in tumour cells in appropriate clinical and pathological circumstances is a widely used and effective adjunct to the determination that a tumour is melanocytic. Antibodies to S-100 protein are best deployed as part of a package that includes antibodies… CONTINUE READING

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