Gusel’nikova V.V., Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution “Institute of Experimental Medicine
Korzhevskiy D.E. Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution “Institute of Experimental Medicine
ACTA NATURAE, Journal Year: 2015, Volume and Issue: 7(2), P. 42 - 47

Published: Jan. 1, 2015

The NeuN protein is localized in nuclei and perinuclear cytoplasm of most of the neurons in the central nervous system of mammals. Monoclonal antibodies to the NeuN protein have been actively used in the immunohistochemical research of neuronal differentiation to assess the functional state of neurons in norm and pathology for more than 20 years. Recently, NeuN antibodies have begun to be applied in the differential morphological diagnosis of cancer. However, the structure of the protein, which can be revealed by antibodies to NeuN, remained unknown until recently, and the functions of the protein are still not fully clear. In …

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