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Carcinoembryonic Antigen MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Carcinoembryonic Antigen
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.395.550.200.210
D12.776.543.550.200.210
D23.050.285.329
D23.050.301.350.210
D23.101.140.300
Unique ID
D002272
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002272
Scope Note
A glycoprotein that is secreted into the luminal surface of the epithelia in the gastrointestinal tract. It is found in the feces and pancreaticobiliary secretions and is used to monitor the response to colon cancer treatment.
Entry Version
CEA
Entry Term(s)
Antigen, CD66e
Antigens, CD66e
CD66e Antigen
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QW 573.5.N4
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(73)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/19
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