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  • Pertaining to or of the nature of mucin.

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  • adjective Of, pertaining to or containing mucin

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  • adjective relating to or containing mucin


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  • Her dark suspicions proved out: McBride had a rare form of breast cancer, called mucinous carcinoma, and the pain was from a rather large and advanced tumor.

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  • Oh, and my chemo is for a mucinous carcinoma that originated from my colon.

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  • Quayle underwent an appendectomy last Wednesday and his doctors said the growth, a mucinous cystadenoma, showed no evidence of malignancy.

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  • A massive ovarian mucinous cystadenoma: a case report

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  • In a total of 72 pancreatic cystic neoplasms, including 39 serous cystic neoplasms and 33 mucinous cystic neoplasms, we examined the expression of native and phosphorylated EGFR, mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK), and AKT by immunohistochemistry and somatic mutations in

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  • We found that EGFR, phosphorylated EGFR, MAPK, and phosphorylated MAPK were evidently expressed in 100, 54, 100, and 69 % of the serous cystic neoplasms, and in 12 of the mucinous cystic neoplasms, respectively; the expression was significantly higher and more prevalent in the serous cystic neoplasms than in the mucinous cystic neoplasms.

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  • None of the tumors had mutations in any of the examined portions of the genes, except two mucinous cystic neoplasms with mutations in codon-12 of

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  • The case was reported as a rare massive ovarian mucinous cystadenoma.

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  • The aim of this study was to know the involvement of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and its downstream targets in the serous cystic neoplasms and the mucinous cystic neoplasms of the pancreas.

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  • EGFR transcripts in the serous cystic neoplasms and the mucinous cystic neoplasms increased 53.5 - and 2. 5-fold, respectively, as compared with that in normal tissues, with the increase in the former being significantly greater than that in the latter.

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