Stains
CAMTA1

Author: Sheren Younes, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 9 May 2016, last major update May 2016

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PubMed Search: CAMTA1

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Definition / General
  • Calmodulin binding transcription activator 1 (CAMTA1)
  • Putative tumor suppressor transcription activator
  • Interacts with calmodulin
  • Functions as calcium sensitive regulator of gene expression
Clinical Features
Uses by Pathologists
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Nuclear expression of CAMTA1

Esophagus

Tonsil

Positive Stains
  • Staining localization:
    • Nuclear

  • Normal:
  • Disease:
    • Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma
    • 1 of 37 invasive ductal carcinomas showed CAMTA1 positivity
Negative Stains
  • Negative in epithelial tumors of bile duct, breast (lobular), endometrium, kidney, liver, lung, ovary, prostate, stomach, thyroid
  • Negative in anaplastic large cell lymphoma, angiosarcoma, epithelioid hemangioma, GIST, melanoma, MPNST, myoepithelioma, PEComa, schwannoma, squamous cell carcinoma, synovial sarcoma, urothelial carcinoma