Epithelial membrane antigen (EMA)

A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Epithelial membrane antigen (EMA) is a commonly used target for immunohistochemisty, found on the surface of many epithelial cells and thus present in a wide variety of tumours. It also is sometimes seen within the cytoplasm of cells (e.g. perinuclear dot in ependymomas). 

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rID: 51743
Section: Pathology
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