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GFAP stain



In histology, the GFAP stain is done to determine whether cells contain glial fibrillary acidic protein, a protein found in glial cells.

Additional recommended knowledge

It is useful for determining whether a tumour is of glial origin.[1]

References

  1. ^ Reyaz N, Tayyab M, Khan SA, Siddique T (2005). "Correlation of glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) with grading of the neuroglial tumours". Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP 15 (8): 472-5. doi:08.2005/JCPSP.472475. PMID 16202357.
 
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