Tumour antigen expression in hepatocellular carcinoma in a low-endemic western area.
Rotterdam, Netherlands. In Br J Cancer, Jul 2015
Expression of a comprehensive panel of cancer-testis (MAGE-A1, MAGE-A3/4, MAGE-A10, MAGE-C1, MAGE-C2, NY-ESO-1, SSX-2, sperm protein 17), onco-fetal (AFP, Glypican-3) and overexpressed tumour antigens (Annexin-A2, Wilms tumor-1, Survivin, Midkine, MUC-1) was determined by immunohistochemistry. RESULTS: A higher prevalence of MAGE antigens was observed in patients with hepatitis-B.
Identification of Circulating Biomarker Candidates for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC): An Integrated Prioritization Approach.
Islamabad, Pakistan. In Plos One, 2014
Finally, interactome analysis of these proteins with midkine (MDK), dickkopf-1 (DKK-1), current standard HCC biomarker alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), its interacting partners in conjunction with HCC-specific circulating and liver deregulated miRNAs target filtration highlighted seven novel statistically significant putative biomarkers including complement component 8, alpha (C8A), mannose binding lectin (MBL2), antithrombin III (SERPINC1), 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (HSD11B1), alcohol dehydrogenase 6 (ADH6), beta-ureidopropionase (UPB1) and cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily A, polypeptide 6 (CYP2A6).
Blood-based lung cancer biomarkers identified through proteomic discovery in cancer tissues, cell lines and conditioned medium.
Alameda, United States. In Clin Proteomics, 2014
An 8-marker model was developed (TFPI, MDK, OPN, MMP2, TIMP1, CEA, CYFRA 21-1, SCC) which accurately distinguished subjects with lung cancer (n = 50) from high risk smokers (n = 50) in an independent validation study (AUC = 0.775).
Midkine in nephrogenesis, hypertension and kidney diseases.
Nagoya, Japan. In Br J Pharmacol, 2014
UNLABELLED: Midkine (MK; K; gene abbreviation, Mdk: mus musculus, MDK: homo sapiens) is a multifunctional heparin-binding growth factor that regulates cell growth, survival and migration as well as anti-apoptotic activity in nephrogenesis and development.