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  • Myoglobin expression in skeletal muscle.
  • Myoglobin expression in skeletal muscle fibers entrapped by tumor. Note the high background staining due to the solubility of myoglobin in serum.


SynonymsEdit

AntibodiesEdit

Technical InfoEdit

Staining PatternEdit

Expression in Normal TissuesEdit

Expression in Neoplastic EntitiesEdit

BenignEdit
Tumor name % Positive Staining (Sensitivity) Number of Cases Specificity Comments


Intermediate/Uncertain Malignant PotentialEdit
Tumor name % Positive Staining (Sensitivity) Number of Cases Specificity Comments


MalignantEdit
Tumor name % Positive Staining (Sensitivity) Number of Cases Specificity Comments


Expression in Non-Neoplastic EntitiesEdit

Pertinent NegativesEdit

This antigen is typically NOT expressed by the following entities:

Practical Uses / PanelsEdit

Common PitfallsEdit

  • Myoglobin is water soluble, and, thus, often shows high background staining.

Related Links/Other ResourcesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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