Metallothionein expression in renal cell carcinoma: subcellular localization and prognostic significance.

Tuzel E., Kirkali Z., Yorukoglu K., Mungan M. U., Sade M.

The Journal of urology, vol.165, no.5, pp.1710-3, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 165 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0022-5347(05)66399-9
  • Journal Name: The Journal of urology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1710-3
  • Keywords: kidney, carcinoma, renal cell, prognosis, immunohistochemistry, metallothionein, IMMUNOHISTOCHEMICAL LOCALIZATION, CANCER, CARCINOGENESIS, NUCLEUS, TUMORS, KIDNEY, VOLUME
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: We investigated the immunohistochemical localization of metallothionein (MT) in renal cell carcinoma and determined the potential role of MT expression as a possible prognostic variable for tumor proliferation and progression.