CD 70

CD70 is a type II transmembrane glycoprotein and a member of the tumour necrosis factor family. It is the ligand for CD27 and mediates interactions between T and B lymphocytes. Antigenicity requires frozen sections.

Immunohistochemical expression


Diagnostic utility



Hishima, T., M. Fukayama, et al. (2000). "CD70 expression in thymic carcinoma." Am J Surg Pathol 24(5): 742-6.

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