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Table 2 Expression of cancer-testis antigens by breast tumours in the second series

From: Breast cancer is a promising target for vaccination using cancer-testis antigens known to elicit immune responses

Sample CTp11 SCP1 BAGE1 CTAG1 CTAG2 MageA10 MageA2312newa MAGEA5 Number of cancer-testis antigens expressed
Number of positive samples 18 8 4 20 5 6 1 2  
43 - + - + - - - - 2
44 + + - + + - - + 5
45 - - - - - + - - 1
46 - + + + - - - - 3
47 - - - - - + - - 1
48 - - - + - - - - 1
49 - - - - - - - - 0
50 - - - + - - - - 1
51 - - - - - - - - 0
52 - - - - - + - - 1
53 - - - - - - - - 0
54 + - - - + - - - 2
55 + - - + - - - - 2
56 - - - + - - - - 1
57 - - - + - - - - 1
58 + - - - - - - - 1
59 - - - - - - - - 0
60 - - - - - - - - 0
61 - - - - - - - - 0
62 + - - + - - - - 2
63 - + - + - - - - 2
64 + - - - - - - - 1
65 - - - - - - - - 0
66 - - - + - - - - 1
67 + - - - - + - - 2
68 + - + - - - - - 2
69 - - - + - - - - 1
70 + - - - - + - - 2
71 + + - + - - - - 3
72 + - - + - - - - 2
73 + - - + - - - - 2
74 + - - + - - - - 2
75 + + - - - - - - 2
76 - - - + + - + - 3
77 + - + - - - - - 2
78 - - - - - - - - 0
79 + + + - - - - - 3
80 - + - + - - - - 2
81 + - - + + - - - 3
82 + - - + + +   + 5
  1. -, negative result; +, positive result. aThe Primer pair MAGEA2312new recognises cDNA encoding MAGEA2, MAGEA3, and MAGEA12.