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L1 cell adhesion molecule (CD171) represents a strongly unfavorable prognostic biomarker for ovarian and endometrial carcinomas. Here we carried out an immunohistochemical survey of L1 expression in normal adults and in a broad range of benign and malignant tumors using monoclonal antibody L1-11A...
Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) degrade extracellular matrix and may play a central role in the pathogenesis of aortic aneurysms. We studied 2 groups of patients: 15 with dilatative pathology of the ascending thoracic aorta and 17 with aneurysm of the abdominal aortic wall (AAA). We compared the...
Id (inhibitor of DNA binding) 4 is a member of the Id family of proteins (Id1-Id4), which function as dominant-negative regulators of basic helix-loop-helix transcription factors. Id factors are involved in numerous cell processes, including cell proliferation, differentiation, and tumorigenesis....