Vimentin is a type III intermediate filament (IF) protein that is expressed in mesenchymal cells. Vimentin is over-expressed in various epithelial cancers, including prostate cancer, gastrointestinal tumors, tumors of the central nervous system, breast cancer, malignant melanoma, and lung cancer.

Assay type: Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
What is analyzed: Semi-quantitative detection of  human Vimentin protein
Platform: VENTANA BenchMark® XT
Kit/antibody: CONFIRM Vimentin (V9), Ventana®, #790-2917
Tissue Type: Lung carcinoma
Required material: FFPE tissue