Expression of melanoma-associated antigens in oral squamous cell carcinoma


Ries J., Vairaktaris E., MOLLAOĞLU N. , Wiltfang J., Neukam F. W. , Nkenke E.

JOURNAL OF ORAL PATHOLOGY & MEDICINE, vol.37, no.2, pp.88-93, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1600-0714.2007.00600.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ORAL PATHOLOGY & MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.88-93

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Melanoma-associated antigens-A (MAGE-A) are expressed in a variety of tumors but not in normal tissues. Thus, their detection is highly specific to cancer cells, which makes them potential targets for the diagnosis, prognosis and also immunotherapy of neoplastic diseases.