AMACR

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AMACR

Alpha-Methylacyl coenzyme A racemase. An enzyme involved in beta-oxidation of branched-chain fatty acids, the gene for which is overexpressed in certain cancers, in particular prostate.

AMACR

alpha-Methylacyl-CoA racemase.
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Role of carbonic anhydrase IX, alpha-methylacyl coenzyme a racemase, cytokeratin 7, and galectin-3 in the evaluation of renal neoplasms: a tissue microarray immunohistochemical study.
alpha-Methylacyl coenzyme A racemase as a tissue biomarker for prostate cancer.
Specifically, Aethlon proposes to investigate the utility of the Hemopurifier([R]) to concentrate and identify the prostate tumor biomarkers prostate specific antigen (PSA), Cathepsin D, and human kallikrein 2 (hK2), and alpha-methylacyl coenzyme A racemase (AMACR).