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By Edward R. Laws Jr., Andrew H. Kaye

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The characteristic phenotype and ventricular location of these tumors suggests that the neurocytoma might arise by the transformation of neuronally biased, transit-amplifying progenitor cells located in the adult sub-ventricular zone (Sim et al 2006). 31 Atypical central neurocytoma. (Left) In atypical central neurocytomas, β-III tubulin immunoreactivity is not as diffuse and is present in small cells with delicate processes. ) (Right) In the same atypical central neurocytoma, there is a marked increased in GFAP immunoreactive cells with similar cytoarchitecture as the cells containing, β-III tubulin.

32 Pediatric pilocytic astrocytoma. (A) Pilocytic astrocytoma arising in the posterior fossa showing the typical biphasic pattern of tumor cells (H&E). (B) OLIG2 immunoreactivity in the same tumor is conspicuous and particularly high in the less stellate cells. 34 Pediatric pilocytic astrocytoma. DCX immunoreactivity is most conspicuous in the cell bodies and delicate processes of the more stellate cells. 33 Pediatric pilocytic astrocytoma. (A) The elongated tumor cells may be a conspicuous component of the tumors that may form variably sized bundles of processes (H&E).

TUJ1 avidin–biotin immunoperoxidase. (B) Neurofilament epitopes (H/M NFP) are readily detectable in the same polygonal cell populations. ) example, ectopic EGFR stimulates the proliferation and inhibits the differentiation of oligodendrocyte progenitors and consequently, oligodendrocyte progenitor-like cells generate hyperplasia in the white matter (Ivkovic et al 2008). In addition, PDGFRα-positive adult neural stem cells in the SVZ generate oligodendrocytes in vivo. PDGF infused in the ventricle of adult mice induces massive SVZ stem cell proliferation and large glioma-like hyperplasias with expression of markers for astrocytes but not oligodendrocytes (Jackson et al 2006).

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