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NCI Drug Dictionary


human prostate-specific membrane antigen plasmid DNA vaccine 
A vaccine consisting of a plasmid DNA encoding the human prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA). Upon administration, expressed PSMA may stimulate a cytotoxic T cell response against tumor cells that express this antigen, resulting in tumor cell lysis. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:PSMA DNA vaccine
Abbreviation:human PSMA DNA