Table 3.

Expression of Globo H and SSEA3 in normal tissues

Normal tissueAntigen
Globo HSSEA3
Brain0/50/5
Bone0/50/5
Lymph node0/50/5
ECEC
Breast1/50/50/50/5
Colon*1/40/42/40/4
Esophagus5/50/52/50/5
Small intestine3/50/52/50/5
Kidney0/50/52/50/5
Liver0/50/50/50/5
Lung0/50/50/50/5
Ovary0/50/50/50/5
Pancreas0/50/50/50/5
Prostate5/50/53/50/5
Rectum1/50/51/50/5
Skin0/50/54/50/5
Spleen0/50/50/50/5
Stomach0/50/50/50/5
Testis1/50/52/50/5
Thymus gland0/50/53/50/5
Uterine cervix0/50/51/50/5
1/50/53/50/5
  • Globo H and SSEA3 expression was detected by immunohisto-chemical staining of tissue array as described in Materials and Methods. E, epithelial; C, connective tissues.

  • *One of five colon tissue spots was lost during the dewaxing step.