PATHOLOGY RESEARCH AND PRACTICE, vol.213, no.9, pp.1139-1143, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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PATHOLOGY RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
Clinicopathological features, Thymosin beta-4, Gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumor, Immunohistochemistry, EXPRESSION, PROLIFERATION, MUTATIONS, DIAGNOSIS, IMATINIB, DNA
Background: Thymosin beta-4 (T beta 4) is a protein that is linked to a number of important biological actions and recently tumor progression and poor prognosis of some tumors. The aim of this study was to evaluate T beta 4 expression in gastric GISTs and correlate with some clinicopathological characteristics related with prognosis and clinical outcome in order to add further data to the current literature.