Lipocalin-2 expression in human colon cancer is associated with synchronous metastasis and poor survival

Herbert T. Maier, Birgit Trenkwalder, Matthias Zitt, Hubert Schwelberger, Felix Aigner, Alexander Perathoner, Patricia Moser, Jakob Troppmair, Dietmar Öfner-Velano, Raimund Margreiter, Albert Amberger & Johann Pratschke
Introduction: Lipocalin-2 was recently shown to be highly expressed in various human cancers and increased protein levels were associated with worse survival of patients with breast, gastric or oesophageal cancer. The main focus of this work was to analyze the possible implication of Lcn-2 upregulation[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]