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Descriptor English:   Prostate-Specific Antigen 
Descriptor Spanish:   Antígeno Prostático Específico 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Antígeno Prostático Específico 
Synonyms English:   Kallikrein hK3
Kallikrein, hK3
Prostate Specific Antigen
Semenogelase
Seminin
gamma Seminoprotein
gamma-Seminoprotein
hK3 Kallikrein  
Tree Number:   D08.811.277.656.300.760.442.750
D08.811.277.656.959.350.442.750
D12.776.866.249.500
D23.050.285.625
D23.101.140.625
Definition English:   A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer. 
See Related English:   Prostatic Neoplasms
 
History Note English:   93; was PROSTATE CANCER SPECIFIC ANTIGENS (NM) 1982-92; SEMENOGELASE was NM 1976-95 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BI biosynthesis BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
DF deficiency DE drug effects
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UL ultrastructure
UR urine  
Record Number:   30596 
Unique Identifier:   D017430 

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