The expression of estrogen receptors in hepatocellular carcinoma in Korean patients

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dc.contributor.authorA G Wang-
dc.contributor.authorK Y Lee-
dc.contributor.authorS Y Kim-
dc.contributor.authorJ Y Choi-
dc.contributor.authorK H Lee-
dc.contributor.authorW H Kim-
dc.contributor.authorH J Wang-
dc.contributor.authorJ M Kim-
dc.contributor.authorM G Park-
dc.contributor.authorYoung Il Yeom-
dc.contributor.authorNam-Soon Kim-
dc.contributor.authorDae Yeul Yu-
dc.contributor.authorDong Seok Lee-
dc.date.accessioned2017-04-19T09:06:35Z-
dc.date.available2017-04-19T09:06:35Z-
dc.date.issued2006-
dc.identifier.issn0513-5796-
dc.identifier.uri10.3349/ymj.2006.47.6.811ko
dc.identifier.urihttps://oak.kribb.re.kr/handle/201005/7793-
dc.description.abstractExpression of estrogen receptors (ER)-α and -β, as well as androgen receptor (AR), in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is thought to be correlated with prognosis, survival, and male prevalence of HCC. These hypotheses are based on investigations of European patients; however the expression patterns of these receptors in Asian patients are largely unknown. In this study, we collected liver carcinoma and peritumor tissues from 32 patients (9 females and 23 males) in South Korea. The expression of ERs and ARs was studied using RT-PCR. Wild-type ER-α and AR were expressed in all of the samples investigated, and their expression was independent of the causal virus or patient sex. Expression of the ER-α variant was independent of sex (100% female vs. 91.3% male) and HCV and HBV status (91.3% vs. 100%). Wild-type ER-β was expressed more often in HCV patients than in HBV patients (95.7% vs. 44.4%; p < 0.05). In conclusion, the stronger ER-α variant expression in HCC tissues implies that this variant has an important role in HCC development. However, at least in Korean patients, expression of the ER-α variant (vER-α) is not related to male HCC prevalence. In addition, the predominant expression of ER-β in HCV patients suggests that it plays an important role in HCV-induced liver disease.-
dc.publisherYonsei Univ Coll Medicine-
dc.titleThe expression of estrogen receptors in hepatocellular carcinoma in Korean patients-
dc.title.alternativeThe expression of estrogen receptors in hepatocellular carcinoma in Korean patients-
dc.typeArticle-
dc.citation.titleYonsei Medical Journal-
dc.citation.number6-
dc.citation.endPage816-
dc.citation.startPage811-
dc.citation.volume47-
dc.contributor.affiliatedAuthorYoung Il Yeom-
dc.contributor.affiliatedAuthorNam-Soon Kim-
dc.contributor.affiliatedAuthorDae Yeul Yu-
dc.contributor.affiliatedAuthorDong Seok Lee-
dc.contributor.alternativeNameWang-
dc.contributor.alternativeName이기영-
dc.contributor.alternativeName김성용-
dc.contributor.alternativeName최종영-
dc.contributor.alternativeName이기호-
dc.contributor.alternativeName김욱환-
dc.contributor.alternativeName왕희정-
dc.contributor.alternativeName김진만-
dc.contributor.alternativeName박문기-
dc.contributor.alternativeName염영일-
dc.contributor.alternativeName김남순-
dc.contributor.alternativeName유대열-
dc.contributor.alternativeName이동석-
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationYonsei Medical Journal, vol. 47, no. 6, pp. 811-816-
dc.identifier.doi10.3349/ymj.2006.47.6.811-
dc.subject.keyword-
dc.subject.keywordAndrogen receptor-
dc.subject.keywordEstrogen receptor-α-
dc.subject.keywordHepatitis B virus-
dc.subject.keywordHepatitis C virus-
dc.subject.keywordHepatocellular carcinoma-
dc.subject.local-
dc.subject.localAndrogen receptor-
dc.subject.localEstrogen receptor-α-
dc.subject.localhepatitis B virus (HBV)-
dc.subject.localHepatitis B Virus-
dc.subject.localHepatitis B virus (HBV)-
dc.subject.localhepatitis B virus-
dc.subject.localhepatitis B Virus (HBV)-
dc.subject.localHepatitis B virus-
dc.subject.localhepatitis C virus-
dc.subject.localHepatitis C virus-
dc.subject.localHepatocellular carcinomas-
dc.subject.localHepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)-
dc.subject.localHepatocellular carcinoma-
dc.subject.localhepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)-
dc.subject.localhepatocellular carcinoma-
dc.description.journalClassY-
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