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Tissue Polypeptide Antigen

Known as: Tissue Polypeptide Antigen [Chemical/Ingredient], TPA Antigen, Antigen, TPA 
Serological tumor marker composed of a molecular complex of cytokeratins 8, 18, and 19. It is used in the diagnosis and staging of bronchogenic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The development of autoimmune diseases may be influenced by hormonal, immunomodulatory, and metabolic pathways. Prolactin (PRL… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Cytokeratins, belonging to the intermediate filament (IF) protein family, are particularly useful tools in oncology diagnostics… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
In recent years, numerous serum and cell/tissue-based markers have been described for colorectal cancer (CRC). The aim of this… Expand
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2003
2003
Mesothelioma is a rare disease with poor prognosis. Monitoring the effect of treatment is a problem and a serum marker might be… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The prognostic value of preoperative serum concentrations of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), CA 242, tissue polypeptide antigen… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Cytokeratins (CKs), which are biochemically related to intermediate filaments (IFs), form an intracellular network of filaments… Expand
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1994
1994
Background. Many researchers have reported that tumor marker diagnosis may not be useful in the early detection of cancer… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
One hundred six patients with histologically proven bronchogenic carcinoma were tested for carcinoem‐bryonic antigen (CEA… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Because of the broad clinical interest which tissue polypeptide antigen (TPA) has attracted as a tumor marker, human cell lines… Expand
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1983
1983
TPA is an antigenic molecule which is generally present in human carcinoma tumors. Proliferating cells of tumor or normal origin… Expand
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