Selection and Utilization of Monoclonal Antibody Defined Melanoma Associated Antigens for Immunoscintigraphy in Patients with Melanoma

  • S. Ferrone
  • M. Temponi
  • D. Gargiulo
  • G. A. Scassellati
  • R. Cavaliere
  • P. G. Natali
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 152)


Analysis of human melanoma cells with murine monoclonal antibodies has identified a number of antigens which are associated with the malignant transformation of melanocytes (for review, see 1,2). These antigens are referred to as melanoma associated antigens (MAA). Most of them, if not all of them, are detectable in melanocytes which are cultured in-vitro and are likely to be differentiation antigens.


Melanoma Cell Melanoma Cell Line Human Melanoma Tumor Associate Antigen Human Melanoma Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Ferrone
    • 1
  • M. Temponi
    • 1
  • D. Gargiulo
    • 1
  • G. A. Scassellati
    • 2
  • R. Cavaliere
    • 3
  • P. G. Natali
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and ImmunologyNew York Medical CollegeValhallaUSA
  2. 2.Research CenterSorin BiomedicaSaluggiaItaly
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryRegina Elena Cancer InstituteRomeItaly
  4. 4.Laboratory of ImmunologyRegina Elena Cancer InstituteRomeItaly

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