Cytokeratin 5 (CK5)

What is cytokeratin-5? Cytokeratin-5 (CK5) is a protein made by many types of normal cells throughout the body including those in the breast, skin, salivary glands, and prostate. Within these organs, CK5 is commonly seen in specialized squamous cells, basal cells, and myoepithelial cells. Tumors that start from one of these cell types may also …
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