Study on Osteopontin and Its Clinical Application to Ovarian Cancer
Available Online December 2015.
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- Osteopontin (OPN), Ovarian Cancer, Clinical Application
- Osteopontin (OPN) is a kind of phosphorylated acidic glycoprotein, human beings' osteoclasts, macrophages, T cells, and vascular smooth muscle cells can secrete OPN, the gene is located on chromosome 4q13. OPN has a function of adhesion to protein, which can be combined with CD44, integrin v 3 and v 5, OPN is also involved in bone remodeling, the formation of new blood vessel and the reflection of inflammation. OPN can play the synergistic function in tumor metastasis. In this paper, it takes the introduction of biological function of OPN. As for the aspect of early diagnosis of ovarian cancer and prognosis monitoring, it can be used as the supplement of CA125 and markers of other cytokines.
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TY - CONF AU - Lihong Bao PY - 2015/12 DA - 2015/12 TI - Study on Osteopontin and Its Clinical Application to Ovarian Cancer BT - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Mechatronics, Materials, Chemistry and Computer Engineering 2015 PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2352-538X UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icmmcce-15.2015.380 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/icmmcce-15.2015.380 ID - Bao2015/12 ER -