NCI Drug Dictionary

The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

MART-1 antigen
A tumor-associated melanocytic differentiation antigen. Vaccination with MART-1 antigen may stimulate a host cytotoxic T-cell response against tumor cells expressing the melanocytic differentiation antigen, resulting in tumor cell lysis. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:antigen LB39-AA
antigen SK29-AA
MART-1 tumor antigen
Melan A
Melan-A protein
melanoma antigen recognized by T Cells 1
MLANA protein