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  • Nuclear OCT 3/4 expression in seminoma.
  • Nuclear OCT 3/4 expression in seminoma.

SynonymsEdit

AntibodiesEdit

Technical InfoEdit

Staining PatternEdit

  • Nuclear

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
Seminoma >90%[1] 51[1]
Embryonal Carcinoma >90%[1] 54[1]

Expression in Non-Neoplastic EntitiesEdit

Pertinent NegativesEdit

This antigen is typically NOT expressed by the following entities:

Practical Uses / PanelsEdit

Common PitfallsEdit

Related Links/Other ResourcesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Am J Surg Pathol. 2004 Jul;28(7):935-40.

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