Biochemical markers of cultured human prostatic epithelium.

Medium from primary cultures of human prostatic cells was examined for polyamines and carcinoembryonic antigen. Spermine was elevated in medium from 5 of 17 epithelial cell cultures but was not found to be a specific marker for cultured human prostatic epithelial cells. Carcinoembryonic antigen was elevated in all 27 prostate epithelial-cell culture fluids… CONTINUE READING