Overexpression of EMMPRIN isoform 2 is associated with head and neck cancer metastasis.

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Zhiquan Huang; Ning Tan; Weijie Guo; Lili Wang; Haigang Li; Tianyu Zhang; Xiaojia Liu; Qin Xu; Jinsong Li; Zhongmin Guo;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3976259, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091596
  • Subject: Oral Medicine | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Molecular Cell Biology | Head and Neck Tumors | Signal Transduction | Medicine | Basic Cancer Research | Head and Neck Cancers | Oncology | Q | R | Cell Biology | Oncogenic Signaling | Genetics | Cell Signaling | Science | Cancers and Neoplasms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Otorhinolaryngology

Extracellular matrix metalloproteinase inducer (EMMPRIN), a plasma membrane protein of the immunoglobulin (Ig) superfamily, has been reported to promote cancer cell invasion and metastasis in several human malignancies. However, the roles of the different EMMPRIN isofor... View more
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