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Table 2 Tumor-specific shared antigens

From: Tumor Antigens Discovery: Perspectives for Cancer Therapy

   Expression patternsa  
Antigens HLA restrictions Normal tissues Melanoma (%) Breast (%) Prostate (%) Bladder (%)
MAGE-1 HLA-A1, -Cw16 Testis 30 5 15 19
MAGE-3 HLA-A1, -A2 Testis 65 5 15 34
BAGE HLA-Cw16 Testis 17 10 0 15
GAGE-1 HLA-Cw6 Testis 20 0 10 12
CAG-3/NY-ES0-1 HLA-A31 Testis 35 30 25 80
  1. a Gene expression was assayed by RT-PCR of RNA extracted from tumor samples.