The alpha folate receptor is highly activated in malignant pleural mesothelioma.

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether the folate receptor gene is overexpressed in malignant pleural mesothelioma. METHODS Differential display analysis was performed with fresh frozen RNA obtained from normal lung, pleura, and mesothelioma. Sixty differentially expressed genes were identified and characterized. One gene that was over-expressed in mesothelioma… (More)

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