carcinoembryonic antigen


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car·ci·no·em·bry·on·ic antigen

 (kär′sə-nō-ĕm′brē-ŏn′ĭk)
n. Abbr. CEA
A glycoprotein present in fetal gastrointestinal tissue and in the cells or serum of adults having certain cancers. It is used clinically to monitor the effectiveness of a treatment, as for colorectal cancer.
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If high concentrations of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) were detected in this sample, what primary pancreatic lesions might be responsible?
12642 carcinoembryonic antigen, reagent for the determination of test to process in immunoserology roche - (elecsys 2010).
Carcinoembryonic antigen measurement cannot be used in pregnancy as a tumour marker.
Papillary adenocarcinoma of the ureter producing carcinoembryonic antigen and carbohydrate antigen.
The pretargeting system that the Company is pursuing involves the bispecific antibody, TF2, which targets the carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), specifically CEACAM5, expressed in many human cancers, including breast, colorectal and lung cancer, and which is also being used in its IMMU-130 antibody-drug conjugate in clinical trials.
1D), progesterone receptor (PR), and inhibin; while the lining epithelial cells were positive for epithelial membrane antigen (EMA), carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), and mucicarmine.
For years, scientists have worked to develop blood tests for cancer based on the presence of the Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA), a protein biomarker for cancer identified over 40 years ago by McGill University's Dr.
Some markers, including cytokeratin 19 fragment (CYFRA 21-1), carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), squamous cell carcinoma antigen, and neuron-specific enolase, are now used in clinical practice for lung cancer diagnosis.
Neem leaf glycoprotein helps to generate carcinoembryonic antigen specific antitumor immune responses utilizing macrophage mediated antigen presentation.
The hepatocellular carcinomas could be stained for the presence of alpha-fetoprotein, and the cholangiocarcinomas contained carcinoembryonic antigen.
These are human intestinal epithelial cells which produce the secretory component of immunoglobulin A and carcinoembryonic antigen.