AQP5 -1364A>C Promotor-polymorphsim in squamous cell carcinoma of the oro- and hypopharynx

Sebastian Zander, Hagen Bachmann, Michael Adamzik, Winfried Siffert, Agnes Bankfalvi, Alexander Kerem, Stephan Lang & Götz Lehnerdt
Aquaporins are small proteins of the cell membrane which allow a selective transport of water through the cell membrane. Some AQP isoforms showed a high level of expression in tumour cells, particularly in very aggressive tumours. New results concerning the part of AQPs in terms of cell migration processes[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]