Induction of human cytotoxic T lymphocytes specific for prostate-specific antigen.

Abstract

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA), a tissue-specific protein expressed by most adenocarcinomas of the prostate, might be a useful target for T-cell-mediated immunotherapy of prostate cancers. The current study examined whether it is possible to elicit human cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) with specificity for PSA. A synthetic nonamer peptide, corresponding to… (More)

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