Increased levels of tetra-antennary N-linked glycan but not core fucosylation are associated with hepatocellular carcinoma tissue

Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 04/10/2012

This represents one of the first reports associating increased levels of branching with the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The identification of increased levels of tetra–antennary glycan on liver tumor tissue, as opposed to adjacent or non diseased tissue may lead to improved detection of HCC.

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