Osteopontin Expression Is A Marker Of Poor Prognosis In Patients With Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma

Sun, 31 Dec 2006 03:00 AM EST

... UroToday.com - Osteopontin (OPN) is a phosphorylated glycoprotein that is secreted into the extracellular matrix by a variety of cell types and has diverse functions which include enhancement of tumorigenesis and tumor progression in a variety of human tumors. Here, Matusan and colleagues examine the expression of OPN in human clear cell renal cell carcinoma (RCC). [click link for full article] ...