Cancer Antigen 125 (CA-125)

Cancer Antigen 125 (CA-125) is a glycoprotein found in increased amounts on the cell surface of many ovarian epithelial malignancies. Elevated levels of CA-125 are associated with serous, endometrioid, and clear cell carcinomas of the ovary. More than 80 percent of non-mucinous, epithelial ovarian carcinomas have elevated levels of CA-125. Conditions such as endometriosis, normal pregnancy, pelvic inflammatory disease, uterine fibroids, hepatitis, pancreatitis, and cirrhosis may contribute to elevated levels of serum CA-125. Malignancies of breast, lung, and gastrointestinal tract may also be associated with an elevation of this tumor marker.

Swiss-Prot Accession Number: Q8WXI7


 
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Dendritic cell immunotherapy followed by cART interruption during HIV-1 infection induces plasma protein markers of cellular immunity and neutrophil recruitment (2018) van den Ham HJ, Cooper J, Tomasik J, Bahn S, Aerts J, Oseterhaus A, Gruters R, Andeweg A PLoS One
Serum Apolipoprotein E and Other Inflammatory Markers Can Identify Non-Responding Patients to a Dendritic Cell Vaccine (2018) Leeman H, Kaminska E, Green D, Bodman-Smith M, Gravett A, Bodman-Smith K, Copier J, Coulton G, Fusi A, Dalgleish AG Translational Oncology
An epithelial biomarker signature for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: an analysis from the multicentre PROFILE cohort study (2017) Maher TM, Oballa E, Simpson JK, Porte J, Habgood A, Fahy WA, Flynn A, Monlyneaux PL, Braybrooke R, Divyateja H, Parfrey H, Rassl D, Russell AM, Saini G, Renzoni EA, Duggan AM, Hubbard R, Wells AU, Lukey PT, Marshall RP, Jenkins RG Lancet Respir Med
High false-positive rate of a putative biomarker test to aid in the diagnosis of schizophrenia (2016) Wehler CA, Preskorn, SH Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
Effects of Acute Endurance Exercise on Plasma Protein Profiles of Endurance-Trained and Untrained Individuals over Time (2016) Schild M, Eichner G, Beiter T, Zuegel M, Niess AM, Steinacker JM, Mooren FC Mediators of Inflammation
Sjögren’s Syndrome Patients with Ectopic Germinal Centers Present with a Distinct Salivary Proteome (2016) Delaleu N, Mydel P, Brun JG, Jonsson MV, Alimonti A, Jonsson R Rheumatology
Endometriosis Leads to an Increased Trefoil Factor 3 Concentration in the Peritoneal Cavity but Does Not Alter Systemic Levels (2016) Henze D, Doecke W-D, Hornung D, Agueusop I, Von Ahsen O, Machens K, Schmitz AA, Gashaw I Reproductive Sciences
Serum folate receptor alpha, mesothelin and megakaryocyte potentiating factor in ovarian cancer: association to disease stage and grade and comparison to CA125 and HE4 (2013) O'Shannessy DJ, Somers EB, Palmer LM, Thiel RP, Oberoi P, Heath R, Marcucci L Journal of Ovarian Research 2013, 6:29
Direct evidence that GM-CSF inhalation improves lung clearance in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (2011) Ohashi K, Sato A, Takada T, Arai T, Nei T, Kasahara Y, Motoi N, Hojo M, Urano S, Ishii H, Yokoba M, Eda R, Nakayama H, Nasuhara Y, Tsuchihashi Y, Kaneko C, Kanazawa H, Ebina M, Yamaguchi E, Kirchner J, Inoue Y, Nakata K, Tazawa R Respir Med. 2011 Nov 22. [Epub ahead of print]
Comprehensive serum profiling for the discovery of epithelial ovarian cancer biomarkers (2011) Yip P, Chen TH, Seshaiah P, Stephen LL, Michael-Ballard KL, Mapes JP, Mansfield BC, Bertenshaw GP PLoS One. 2011;6(12):e29533. Epub 2011 Dec 21
Association of serum markers with improvement in clinical response measures after treatment with golimumab in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis despite receiving methotrexate: results from the GO-FORWARD study (2010) Visvanathan S, Rahman MU, Keystone E, Genovese M, Klareskog L, Hsia E, Mack M, Buchanan J, Elashoff M, Wagner C Arthritis Res Ther. 12:R211
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Validation of a Blood-Based Laboratory Test to Aid in the Confirmation of a Diagnosis of Schizophrenia (2010) Schwarz E, Izmailov R, Spain M, Barnes A, Mapes JP, Guest PC, Rahmoune H, Pietsch S, Leweke FM, Rothermundt M, Steiner J, Koethe D, Kranaster L, Ohrmann P, Suslow T, Levin Y, Bogerts B, (JM) van Beveren N, McAllister G, Weber N, Niebuhr D, Cowan D, Yolken RH, Bahn S Biomark Insights5: 39–47.
Human cytokine response to Texas crotaline envenomation before and after antivenom administration. (2010) Crocker P, Zad O, Milling T, Maxson T, King B, Whorton E Am J Emerg Med. 28: 871-9.
Development and Preliminary Evaluation of a Multivariate Index Assay for Ovarian Cancer. (2009) Amonkar SD, Bertenshaw GP, Chen TH, Bergstrom KJ, Zhao J, Seshaiah P, Yip P, Mansfield BC PLoS ONE 4: e4599.
Multianalyte profiling of serum antigens and autoimmune and infectious disease molecules to identify biomarkers dysregulated in epithelial ovarian cancer. (2008) Bertenshaw GP, Yip P, Seshaiah P, Zhao J, Chen TH, Wiggins WS, Mapes JP, Mansfield BC Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17: 2872-81.