AFP

This gene encodes alpha-fetoprotein, a major plasma protein produced by the yolk sac and the liver during fetal life. Alpha-fetoprotein expression in adults is often associated with hepatoma or teratoma. However, hereditary persistance of alpha-fetoprotein may also be found in individuals with no obvious pathology. The protein is thought to be the fetal counterpart of serum albumin, and the alpha-fetoprotein and albumin genes are present in tandem in the same transcriptional orientation on chromosome 4. Alpha-fetoprotein is found in monomeric as well as dimeric and trimeric forms, and binds copper, nickel, fatty acids and bilirubin. The level of alpha-fetoprotein in amniotic fluid is used to measure renal loss of protein to screen for spina bifida and anencephaly.

Associated Disease
  • Liver tumor

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TCR-L001 AFP Human Human 8200bp retroviral vector AFP[158-166] Non-modified TCR HLA-A2 Inquiry
TCR-L001Z AFP Human Human 8kb Lentiviral AFP[158-166] Non-modified HLA-A2 Inquiry

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VP-TCR-C009 Human Human Lentivirus AFP[158-166] Non-modified TCR > 10⁷ IFU/ml Inquiry
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