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mammary myoepithelial cells

Saturday 28 November 2015

myoepithelial cell ; mammary MECs

The ducts are lined by an inner layer of secretory cells and an outer layer of myoepithelial cells.

Immunohistochemical stain for smooth muscle actin (SMA) identifies myoepithelial cells with brownish deposits in the cytoplasm.


- Myoepithelial cells show weak fuzzy staining with E cadherin

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- cells

  • cell types