Expression of the retinoblastoma gene product in renal tumors Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Renal Cell
  • Kidney Neoplasms
  • Neoplasm Proteins
  • Retinoblastoma Protein

abstract

  • Molecular alterations of the Rb gene are infrequent (<2%) in renal cancers, and Rb protein is present in the majority of primary (92%) and metastatic (100%) renal tumors. Loss of Rb expression does not appear to significantly contribute to malignant transformation or progression of renal cancers.

publication date

  • June 27, 1996

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8687097

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 549

end page

  • 56

volume

  • 16

number

  • 2