Cancer-testis antigens: promising targets for antigen directed antineoplastic immunotherapy.

@article{Bodey2002CancertestisAP,
  title={Cancer-testis antigens: promising targets for antigen directed antineoplastic immunotherapy.},
  author={Bela Bodey},
  journal={Expert opinion on biological therapy},
  year={2002},
  volume={2 6},
  pages={577-84}
}
  • Bela Bodey
  • Published 2002 in Expert opinion on biological therapy
During the last decade, the aberrant expression of normal testicular proteins in neoplastically transformed cells became common knowledge. Cancer-testis antigens (CTAs) represent a novel family of immunogenic proteins. The genes MAGE, BAGE, GAGE, LAGE and NY-ESO-1 code for antigens that are recognised on various neoplastically transformed cells by… CONTINUE READING