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VIM  -  vimentin

Pan troglodytes

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Disease relevance of VIM

  • Cell types of lung epithelia of mini pigs have been studied using a panel of monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies against cytokeratins (CKs) and vimentin and three lectins before and after radiation-induced fibrosis [1].
  • In experimental pulmonary fibrosis, enhanced coexpression of CK and vimentin was observed in bronchial epithelium [1].

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