"Carcinoembryonic Antigen" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A glycoprotein that is secreted into the luminal surface of the epithelia in the gastrointestinal tract. It is found in the feces and pancreaticobiliary secretions and is used to monitor the response to colon cancer treatment.
- Carcinoembryonic Antigen
- Antigen, Carcinoembryonic
- CD66e Antigen
- Antigen, CD66e
- Antigens, CD66e
- CD66e Antigens
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