NY-ESO-1b peptide vaccine

Definition / meaning of NY-ESO-1b peptide vaccine

A recombinant nonapeptide used as an antineoplastic vaccine. NY-ESO-1b peptide vaccine contains the amino acid sequence SLLMWITQC, derived from the cancer-testis tumor antigen (NY-ESO-1), which is expressed on tumor cells of many different types, including melanomas. Vaccination with this peptide vaccine may elicit strong humoral and cellular immune responses to NY-ESO-1-expressing cancers.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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