The screening of cDNA expression libraries from human tumors with serum antibody (SEREX) has proven to be a powerful method for identifying the repertoire of tumor antigens recognized by the immune system of cancer patients, referred to as the cancer immunome. In this regard, cancer/testis (CT) antigens are of particular interest because of their immunogenicity and restricted expression patterns. Synovial sarcomas are striking with regard to CT antigen expression, however, highly expressed in sarcoma, CT antigens do not induce frequent humoral immune responses in sarcoma patients. Sera from two patients were used to immunoscreen cDNA libraries from two synovial sarcoma cell lines and normal testis, resulting in the identification of 113 distinct antigens.
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Protein Aliases: CDABP0189; centromere protein 28; Chromatin modification-related protein MEAF6; Esa1-associated factor 6 homolog; Esa1p-associated factor 6 homolog; FLJ11730; MYST/Esa1-associated factor 6; Protein EAF6 homolog; RP3-423B22.2; Sarcoma antigen NY-SAR-91
Gene Aliases: 2310005N01Rik; 2810036M01Rik; C1orf149; CENP-28; EAF6; MEAF6; NY-SAR-91; RGD1310440