MAGE-3 antigen

Definition / meaning of MAGE-3 antigen

A protein found in many types of tumors but not in most normal tissues. Vaccines using pieces of the MAGE-3 protein are being studied for their ability to boost the immune response to cancer cells in patients with cancer.

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