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Prostate-Specific Antigen MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Prostate-Specific Antigen
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.300.760.442.750
D08.811.277.656.959.350.442.750
D12.776.866.249.500
D23.050.285.625
D23.101.140.625
Unique ID
D017430
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017430
Scope Note
A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
Entry Term(s)
Kallikrein hK3
Prostate Specific Antigen
Semenogelase
Seminin
gamma-Seminoprotein
hK3 Kallikrein
Registry Number
EC 3.4.21.77
NLM Classification #
WJ 762
Previous Indexing
Antigens, Neoplasm (1982-1992)
See Also
Prostatic Neoplasms
Public MeSH Note
93; PROSTATE CANCER SPECIFIC ANTIGENS was indexed under ANTIGENS, NEOPLASM 1982-92; SEMENOGELASE was indexed under PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN 1988-95 & PEPTIDE PEPTIDOHYDROLASE 1976-87
Online Note
use PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN (NM) to search PROSTATE CANCER SPECIFIC ANTIGENS 1982-92 & SEMENOGELASE 1980-95
History Note
93; was PROSTATE CANCER SPECIFIC ANTIGENS (NM) 1982-92; SEMENOGELASE was NM 1976-95
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2015/06/19
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