A member of the melanoma antigen-encoding gene (MAGE) family is expressed in human skin during wound healing.

@article{Becker1994AMO,
  title={A member of the melanoma antigen-encoding gene (MAGE) family is expressed in human skin during wound healing.},
  author={J{\"u}rgen C Becker and Reinhard Gillitzer and Eva Bettina Br{\"o}cker},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1994},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={346-8}
}
MAGE-1 has been identified as a human gene, which directs the expression of an antigen being recognized on melanoma cells by autologous cytolytic T cells. MAGE-1 is expressed in melanomas and some other tumors. It has been proposed that this gene may be linked to the transformation event and therefore might serve as an approach to precisely targeted immunotherapy. Prior to such an approach, extensive testing of normal human tissue is necessary to establish the tumor-specific nature of MAGE-1… CONTINUE READING

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