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DLK1

HGNC:2907 14q32 MIM.176290

Friday 23 December 2011

delta-like 1 homolog (Drosophila); "delta-like homolog (Drosophila)"; Delta1, FA1, pG2, Pref-1, ZOG

Pathology

- Delta-like 1 homolog (DLK1), a protein highly expressed during fetal development, but almost completely absent after birth, and an established liver-stem cell marker, is a new candidate serum marker of hepatoblastoma, especially in young infants.

See also

- biomarkers

  • serum biomarkers

References

- DLK1, a serum marker for hepatoblastoma in young infants. Falix FA, Aronson DC, Lamers WH, Hiralall JK, Seppen J. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Dec 16. PMID: 22180200