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Stefatic, D; Riederer, M; Balic, M; Dandachi, N; Stanzer, S; Janesch, B; Resel, M; Ler, D; Samonigg, H; Bauernhofer, T.
Optimization of diagnostic ELISA-based tests for the detection of auto-antibodies against tumor antigens in human serum.
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. 2008; 8(3):245-250 [OPEN ACCESS]
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Autor/innen der Med Uni Graz:
Balic Marija
Bauernhofer Thomas
Dandachi Nadia
Janesch Birgit
Resel Margit
Riederer Monika
Samonigg Hellmut
Stanzer Stefanie
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Abstract:
Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancer types worldwide and it continues to be a serious public health problem. Early detection and diagnosis are of great importance in cancer management. At present, diagnostic blood tests are based on the detection of tumor-associated markers such as carcino-embryonic antigen (CEA), the cancer antigen CA19-9 for gastrointestinal cancer, CA15-3 for breast cancer or CA125 for ovarian cancer. The lack of sensitivity and specificity of these markers prevents their general use in cancer screening of an average risk population. Therefore, new cancer biomarkers or better screening methods are necessary to improve the diagnostics of the disease. This study was directed to the optimization of a diagnostic, enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) based test to identify and validate new serum markers, such as extracellular Protein Kinase A (ecPKA) and Nicotinamide N-Methyltransferase (NNMT). In this type of assay, the cancer antigens are quantified indirectly - by detecting the presence of auto-antibodies against tumor proteins in human serum. The result of the optimization and validation process was in the case of ecPKA a reproducible and stable assay. In case of NNMT the assay was probably not sensitive enough.
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Adolescent -
Adult -
Aged -
Antigens, Neoplasm - immunology
Autoantibodies - blood Autoantibodies - immunology
Case-Control Studies -
Child -
Child, Preschool -
Colorectal Neoplasms - blood Colorectal Neoplasms - diagnosis Colorectal Neoplasms - immunology
Cyclic AMP-Dependent Protein Kinases - immunology
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay - methods
Humans -
Middle Aged -
Nicotinamide N-Methyltransferase - immunology
Sensitivity and Specificity -
Tumor Markers, Biological - blood

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auto-antibody
tumor marker
ELISA
colorectal cancer
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