The discovery of prostate-specific antigen.

  title={The discovery of prostate-specific antigen.},
  author={Amrith Raj Rao and Hanif G. Motiwala and Omer M. A. Karim},
  journal={BJU international},
  volume={101 1},
The discovery of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) was beset with controversy; as PSA is present in prostatic tissue and semen, it was independently discovered and given different names, thus adding to the controversy. In this review we document the early research in this field to describe the chronology of the discovery of PSA. Using a comprehensive Medline search of the historical aspects of PSA, all relevant papers were reviewed; communication with the scientists involved in the discovery of… CONTINUE READING

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