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1. (WO2013116537) A METHOD TO DISTINGUISH BENIGN FROM MALIGNANT ONCOCYTIC CELL TISSUE

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/116537    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/024174
Publication Date: Fri Aug 09 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Fri Feb 01 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: G01N 33/53
G01N 1/30
C12Q 1/68
G01N 33/574
Applicants: MOUNT SINAI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Inventors: BURSTEIN, David, E.
GENDEN, Eric
RIVERA, Michael
Title: A METHOD TO DISTINGUISH BENIGN FROM MALIGNANT ONCOCYTIC CELL TISSUE
Abstract:
The invention is directed to methods for distinguishing benign thyroid nodules from malignant thyroid nodules by detecting the presence or expression of Aquaporin 4 (AQP4) and/or histone H1.5 (H1.5).