Significance of alpha-1-antitrypsin mRNA expression in esophageal carcinoma.

Abstract

Alpha-1-antitrypsin (alpha 1AT) is present not only in the normal gastrointestine, but in malignant gastrointestinal tissue as well. We studied the expression of alpha 1AT mRNA in 30 cases of esophageal carcinoma using a Northern blot analysis. In addition, we also examined the expression of matrix metalloproteinase 7 (MMP7) mRNA in the latest 15 cases by… (More)

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@article{Mimori1996SignificanceOA, title={Significance of alpha-1-antitrypsin mRNA expression in esophageal carcinoma.}, author={Koshi Mimori and Masatomo Mori and K I Mafune and Yuko Tanaka and J. Li and Yasuyuki Fukumaki and M Matsuda and Keizo Sugimachi and Takashi Akiyoshi}, journal={International journal of oncology}, year={1996}, volume={9 5}, pages={907-10} }