Mesothelin

What is Mesothelin?

Mesothelin meaning A protein found on the surface of certain types of normal cells and cancer cells. Mesothelin may help these cells stick together and send signals. A higher-than-normal amount of mesothelin is found on some cancer cells, including mesothelioma, pancreatic cancer, and ovarian cancer.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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