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Title Tumor-associated antigens : identification, characterization, and clinical applications / edited by Olivier Gires and Barbara Seliger
Published Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 362 pages) : illustrations
Contents Tumor-Associated Antigens : Identification, Characterization, and Clinical Applications; Contents; List of Contributors; Part One Tumor-associated Antigens (TAAs): Subclasses of TAAs; 1 T Cell Antigens in Cancer; 2 Human Tumor Antigens as Targets of Immunosurveillance and Candidates for Cancer Vaccines; Part Two Methods to Detect TAAs; 3 Humoral Immune Responses against Cancer Antigens: Serological Identification Methods. Part I: SEREX; 4 Humoral Immune Responses against Cancer Antigens: Serological Identification Methods. Part II: Proteomex and AMIDA; 5 cDNA and Microarray-based Technologies
Summary Offering a comprehensive overview of the topic, this ready reference and handbook reviews current knowledge of TAAs, their subclasses, and pinpoints their application areas in medicine. In addition, it emphasizes target identification procedures, the need for an accurate and thorough analysis of the function of TAAs, and their validation in clinical settings. The whole is rounded off with an overview of currently approved therapeutic antibodies. The result is a must-have for biologists and oncologists in science, clinics and industry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tumor antigens.
Tumors -- Immunological aspects.
Antigens, Neoplasm -- immunology.
Neoplasms -- immunology.
T-Lymphocytes -- immunology.
Form Electronic book
Author Gires, Olivier.
Seliger, Barbara.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 3527625976
3527625984 (electronic bk.)
9783527625987 (electronic bk.)