A large percentage of ovarian tumor cell lines express muscarinic receptors. Muscarinic receptor expression is an embryonic trait and is correlated with reduced survival of patients. The results from this study provide further evidence of the involvement of muscarinic receptors in the progression of malignant carcinomas.
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