tau proteins are a family of is an axonal microtubule-associated proteins and potent promoters of tubulin assembly. They are required during axonal growth. Six isoforms, generated from alternative splicing of a single gene, are present in the central nervous system and two in the peripheral nervous system

Immunohistochemical expression

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Diagnostic utility



1Chambonniere, M. L., Mosnier-Damet, M., Mosnier, J. F. Expression of microtubule-associated protein tau by gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Human Pathol 2001;32:1166-1173.

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