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NCI Drug Dictionary


MART-1:27-35 peptide vaccine 
A natural or synthetic peptide cancer vaccine consisting of amino acid residues 27 through 35 of the melanoma-associated antigen MART-1 with potential antineoplastic activity. Vaccination with MART-1:27-35 peptide may induce cytotoxic host immune responses against melanoma cells that express this peptide. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)