Correlation of Monoclonal and Polyclonal Somatostatin Receptor (SSTR) 5 Antibodies in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Abstract #657

Introduction: For a few years now, highly specific monoclonal antibodies have been available to characterize neuroendocrine tumors for somatostatin-receptor (SSTR) expression.
Aim(s): To evaluate the frequency of somatostatin-receptor 5 in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors by using monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies.
Materials and methods: We analyzed 66 proven pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors immunohistochemically with monoclonal (clone UMB-4) and polyclonal SSTR 5-antibodies. Immunoreactive score (IRS) and DAKO-score Her2/neu were evaluated.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Dr. Daniel Kaemmerer

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