Reagents, Immunoassay, Tumor Marker, Enzyme, Cathepsin D
Definition : Immunoassay reagents intended to perform qualitative and/or quantitative analyses on a body fluid sample (e.g., serum, tumor tissue extracts) to determine the cathepsin-D aspartate proteinase, an enzyme. Cathepsin-D is used as a prognostic marker in breast cancer; its overexpression is used as a predictor of breast cancer metastasis (e.g., lymph node metastasis).
Entry Terms : "Cathepsin D Determination Reagents"
UMDC code : 19832