Histochemical Demonstration of Esterase in Malignant Tumors

Richard B. Cohen, Marvin M. Nachlas, Arnold M. Seligman

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Abstract

1. The nonspecific esterase activity of most human tumors is low or frequently absent. 2. Carcinomas have less esterase activity than the homologous tissue of origin. 3. In contrast to other tumors, carcinomas of the thyroid have considerable esterase activity. 4. The esterase activity does not correlate with the degree of differentiation of the tumor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)709-711
Number of pages3
JournalCancer Research
Volume11
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 1951

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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    Cohen, R. B., Nachlas, M. M., & Seligman, A. M. (1951). Histochemical Demonstration of Esterase in Malignant Tumors. Cancer Research, 11(9), 709-711.