Polypeptide hormone production by “Carcinoid” apudomas and their relevant cytochemistry

By cytochemical and ultrastructural criteria all 46 tumours possessed the characteristic properties of the cells of the APUD series

A. G. E. Pearse

2008

Scholarcy highlights

  • By cytochemical and ultrastructural criteria all 46 tumours possessed the characteristic properties of the cells of the APUD series
  • unable to demonstrate the presence of any hormonal peptide
  • 4 tumours producing more than one hormone
  • as apudomas arising from stem cells having a common origin in the neuroectodermal cells

Need more features? Save interactive summary cards to your Scholarcy Library.