Example sentences for: ductal

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  • Female mice harboring the Wnt-1 transgene develop extensive mammary hyperplasia early in life, and 50% of them develop mammary ductal carcinomas by 6 months of age [ 27].

  • Similar low levels of Pten were also detected in mammary ductal epithelial cells in Pten heterozygous mice that did not have a Wnt-1 transgene, suggesting that the Wnt-1 transgene does not influence Pten expression.

  • In the study set, eight out of 36 (22%) of the slides showed histologic evidence of hyperplasia, one out of 36 had a ductal carcinoma in situ (mammary intraepithelial neoplasia [ 22]), and one out of 36 had a carcinoma.

  • DCIS = ductal carcinoma in situ ; IDC = invasive ductal carcinoma; LOH = loss of heterozygosity; PCR = polymerase chain reaction.

  • We have therefore begun to examine ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), which are preinvasive malignant lesions derived from epithelial cells, and fibroadenomas, which are non-malignant tumors composed of epithelial and stromal cells [ 32 33 ] . So far we have analyzed one DCIS, which was BP1-positive, and two fibroadenomas, both of which were BP1-positive, compared with no expression in the matched normal tissue for each fibroadenoma (data not shown).

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