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Carcinoembryonic Antigen

A glycoprotein that is secreted into the luminal surface of the epithelia in the gastrointestinal tract. It is found in the feces and pancreaticobiliary secretions and is used to monitor the response to colon cancer treatment.

Year introduced: 1974(1973)

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.395.550.200.210, D12.776.543.550.200.210, D23.050.285.329, D23.050.301.350.210, D23.101.140.300

MeSH Unique ID: D002272

Entry Terms:

  • Antigen, Carcinoembryonic
  • CD66e Antigen
  • Antigens, CD66e
  • CD66e Antigens
  • Antigen, CD66e

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