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Prostate-Specific Antigen

"Prostate-Specific Antigen" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Prostate-Specific Antigen" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Prostate-Specific Antigen" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1178 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 69 publications in 2008
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