Antigens

Antigens

The primary manufacturer of high quality antigens for the clinical diagnostics industry. Our cell culture antigens offer an uninterrupted, unlimited supply of consistent, stable, high quality reagents.


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    Alphafetoprotein Antigen (AFP)
    Increases in serum levels aid in diagnosis, classification, and monitoring of non-seminomatous testicular cancer, as well as primary hepatocellular carcinoma.
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    Breast Tumor Antigen (CA 15-3)
    Clinically, CA 15-3 is used primarily as a marker for both early detection and relapse of breast cancer. Increased CA 15-3 levels are also associated with colon, lung, and hepatic tumors.
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    TAG-72 Antigen (CA 72-4)
    When used for immunohistochemistry, TAG-72 can be used to classify epitheleal-derived cancers and to differentiate an adenocarcinoma from mesothelioma. TAG-72 is used in gastric cancer patients either undergoing treatment or in remission.
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    Carcinoembryonic Antigen (CEA)
    Elevated CEA levels can be detected in smokers, patients with colorectal polyps, pancreatitis, liver disease, pulmonary infections, inflammatory bowel disease, and renal failure. Clinically, CEA is used to determine tumor recurrence post-operatively foll
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    Creatine Kinase CK MB (CKMB)

    Creatine Kinase MB Isoenzyme (CK-MB) is use as a follow up test for the biochemical diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI). CK-MB elevated serum levels are highly specific for detecting heart damage, and it may be useful if the Troponin determination

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    Ferritin

    The ferritin molecule consists of 24 self-assembling polypeptide subunits composed of the heavy and light chains.

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    Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)

    FSH regulates the development growth, pubertal maturation and reproductive processes of the body. Disregulation of FSH levels is a result of several disease states. Most of these secretory abnormalities are associated with infertility.

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    Human Epididymis Protein 4 Antigen (HE4)

    HE4 (first associated with the human epididymis) belongs to the family of whey acidic four-disulfide core (WFDC) proteins. An EU and FDA approved blood test immunoassay is used as an aid in monitoring recurrence or progressive disease in patients with

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    Inhibin A

    Inhibin A in both males and females inhibits FSH production. It is part of a prenatal screen performed during pregnancy as a marker for Down’s syndrome, but also relevancy in ovarian cancer and male infertility.

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    Luteinizing Hormone (LH)

    Also known as lutropin and lutrophin, LH is mainly used for infertility treatment, but also to aid in the diagnosis of pituitary disorders as well as dysfunctions with the ovaries / testicles.

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    Ovarian Tumor Antigen (CA 125)
    Currently, CA 125 is used in the detection of patients with ovarian cancer. CA 125 is also elevated in patients with lung, cervical, fallopian tube, and uterine cancer and in endometriosis.