beta-Catenin immunocytochemical reactivity in cervicovaginal smears during regular menstrual cycles


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DÖNMEZ H. G.

ASIAN BIOMEDICINE, vol.14, no.5, pp.187-194, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/abm-2020-0027
  • Journal Name: ASIAN BIOMEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.187-194
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: beta-Catenin mediates cellular adhesion and the Wnt/beta-catenin signaling mechanism, thereby controlling cell proliferation and differentiation. Studies of endometrial tissue suggest that there are differences in beta-catenin expression during the course of regular menstrual cycles. However, differences in expression in squamous epithelial cells between the proliferative and secretory phases have hitherto remained unknown.