Published in Vaccine Weekly, February 15th, 2006
"The Tn antigen is a carbohydrate antigen expressed in most carcinomas, during embryogenesis, on pathogenic parasites, and on HIV," biochemists in the United States explained. "It has been evaluated extensively as a potential diagnostic marker and several Tn-based vaccines are in clinical trials."
"Based on discrepancies in the literature regarding Tn expression," J.C. Manimala and colleagues at the National Cancer Institute "began to question whether antibodies and lectins used routinely to detect the Tn antigen were providing...
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