CCN5 as an In Vivo Inhibitor of Leiomyoma Formation.

Russo, Joshua.

Abstract: Uterine leiomyoma is the most prevalent of all tumors in women. It has a clinical incidence in the general population over 25%, and the incidence in women of African descent is >80%. Previous studies conducted in our laboratory have determined that the secreted, matricellular protein CCN5 is deficient in human leiomyoma tumors compared to the surrounding myometrium. Further, overexpre... read more

Tufts University. Department of Biology.
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