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anti-hepatocyte antibody

Monday 24 October 2022

Anti-Hepatocyte Specific Antigen antibody

Diagnostic use

Hepatocyte specific antigens are useful in studying hepatocellular tumors.

They may be useful in differentiating clear cell hepatocellular carcinomas from other clear cell malignancies.

They have been shown in the literature to be useful in differentiating hepatoblastoma of embryonal type from small round cell tumors of childhood.

Hepatcoyte labels an antigen in the mitochondrial fraction of the liver homogenates.



See also

- glutamine synthetase
- HSP-70
- glypican-3 / GPC3