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Cellular Differentiation During Neoplastic Development in the Liver

  • Peter Bannasch
  • Harald Enzmann
  • Youbing Ruan
  • Edgar Weber
  • Heide Zerban

Abstract

Human and experimental liver tumors are classified according to the similarity in morphology and histological arrangement of their cells to specific normal counterparts. Thus, hepatocellular, cholangiocellular and diverse mesenchymal tumors are distinguished. This histogenetic classification was established by light microscopy. It has been supported by many electron microscopical results and more recently also by immunohistochemical investigations of certain cytoskeletal components, especially the so-called intermediate filaments.

Keywords

Glycogen Phosphorylase Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Primary Liver Tumor Peliosis Hepatis Neoplastic Development 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Bannasch
    • 1
  • Harald Enzmann
    • 1
  • Youbing Ruan
    • 1
  • Edgar Weber
    • 1
  • Heide Zerban
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Experimentelle PathologieDeutsches KrebsforschungszentrumHeidelbergGermany

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