CD74 - Mouse MRQ-48BSB 5295-BSB 5301
CD74, also known as the MHC Class II-associated invariant chain (II), is a Type II transmembrane protein which binds to the peptide-binding groove of newly-synthesized MHC class II alpha/beta heterodimers and prevents their premature association with endogenous polypeptides. CD74 is expressed primarily by antigen-presenting cells such as B-lymphocytes (from before the pre-B-cell stage to before the plasma-cell stage), macrophages and monocytes, together with many epithelial cells. CD74 stains predominantly germinal-center lymphocytes and B-cell lymphomas but rarely T-cell lymphomas. It stains the cell membrane but a paranuclear globular labeling is also noted. CD74 is useful in differentiating Atypical Fibroxanthoma from Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma, as well as Small-cell Lung Carcinoma from Non-small cell Lung Carcinomas.
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