CA 549

CA 549

A highly nonspecific serum-protein cancer marker which is increased in breast cancer—a datum of uncertain utility. CA 549 is useless as a cancer marker and is not used in practice.
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Test kits for CA 549 were not available and so this marker was not evaluated in this study.
Serum levels and biochemical characteristics of cancer-associated antigen CA 549, a circulating breast cancer marker.
CA 549 is a glycoprotein with two identified species of 400 and 512 kDa.