Prostate-specific antigen: Its discovery and biochemical characteristics

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The purpose of this article is to present the history related to the isolation and characterization of the prostatic tumor marker prostate- specific antigen. The early detection of prostate cancer affords a potential cure, which underscores the importance of the prostate-specific antigen. Biochemical and clinical properties of the molecule also are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)253-259
Number of pages7
JournalUrologic Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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