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#140 Serotonin expression in gastric neuroendocrine tumors and in foci of endocrine cell hyperplasia
Introduction: The most abundant neuroendocrine (NE) cell population of the human oxyntic mucosa is the enterochromaffin-like (ECL) cells, followed by ghrelin, somatostatin and serotonin cells, respectively. All types of ECL cell carcinoids (ECL-CCs) contain serotonin cells but in a varying frequency. Hitherto, only foci of ECL and ghrelin cell hyperplasia have been described in the peritumorous mucosa of types I and II ECL-CCs. It is established that hypergastrinaemia can cause ECL cell hyperplasia but it does not affect serotonin cells. The vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT 2) is used as an immunohistochemical marker for ECL cells.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Apostolos Tsolakis
#408 Expression of Cocaine- and Amphetamine-Regulated Transcript is Associated with Worse Survival in Small Bowel Carcinoid Tumors
Introduction: Cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript (CART) peptide acts both as a neurotransmitter and hormone. We recently demonstrated that CART is expressed in several types of neuroendocrine tumors.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Kalle Landerholm
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