BMC cancer (2014 )
p. 259 issn:1471-2407)
Cathepsin X is a cysteine protease involved in mechanisms of malignant progression. It is secreted from tumour cells as a proenzyme and may serve to predict the disease status and risk of death for cancer patients. In a previous, pilot, study on 77 colorectal patients we demonstrated the correlation of higher serum levels with shorter overall survival.
Forfattere: Vižin T, Christensen IJ, Wilhelmsen M, Nielsen HJ, Kos J