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Tumour Antigens Recognized by Antibodies

  1. Andrew M Scott1,
  2. Christoph Renner2

Published Online: 25 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0001433



How to Cite

Scott, A. M. and Renner, C. 2001. Tumour Antigens Recognized by Antibodies. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Saarland University, Homberg/Saar, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 APR 2001

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Antigens are frequently overexpressed on tumours, and the recognition of these antigens by antibodies can be used for tumour characterization, and for potential diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.


  • tumour;
  • antigens;
  • antibodies;
  • serology;
  • immunohistochemistry