Urokinase receptor up-regulation in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

@article{Schmidt2000UrokinaseRU,
  title={Urokinase receptor up-regulation in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.},
  author={Marianne Schmidt and Gabriele Schler and Petra Gruensfelder and Julia M{\"u}ller and Florian Hoppe},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2000},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={498-504}
}
BACKGROUND Urokinase-type plasminogen activator is important for matrix degradation and motility of cancer cells. For effective invasion, urokinase has to be associated with its cell surface receptor.(1) METHODS We analyzed 33 head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (hnSCC) and 14 mucosal tissue samples for the expression of urokinase receptor using… CONTINUE READING