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Immunohistochemistry (IHC) · Oncology
CD30 is a transmembrane cytokine receptor belonging to the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) receptor superfamily. Mature CD30 has a molecular mass of 120 kDa. The intracellular part of CD30 possesses kinase activity, indicating a role in differentation and/or proliferation. CD30 expression is found on Hodgkin's and Reed-Sternberg cells, and on activated B and T lymphocytes. CD30 is also expressed by embryonal carcinoma cells. Together with a panel of antibodies, this antibody is a useful tool for the classification of anaplastic large cell lymphoma.