PDX-1, pancreatic-duodenal homeobox 1

PDX-1 is expressed in embryonic pancreatic progenitor cells.

Immunohistochemical expression

Diagnostic utility


1 Srivastava A,Hornick JL. mmunohistochemical staining for CDX-2, PDX-1, NESP-55, and TTF-1 can help distinguish gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors from pancreatic endocrine and pulmonary carcinoid tumors. Am J Surg Pathol 2009; 33:626-32

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