alexa The expression of G250 mn CA9 antigen by flow cytometry: its possible implication for detection of micrometastatic renal cancer cells.


Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination

Author(s): Li G, PasseboscFaure K, Lambert C, GentilPerret A, Blanc F,

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Abstract Monoclonal antibody (mAb) G250 is a well characterized and specific mAb to renal cell carcinoma (RCC). The gene G250 was recently cloned and was proved to be homologous to MN/CA9. The G250/MN/CA9 antigen was recently explored as a potential marker for RCC. Flow cytometry (FCM) allows quantitative analysis of cells. The present study describes a flow cytometric method to detect this antigen in human cell lines and in malignant and normal renal tissues. Twelve human carcinoma cell lines (HeLa, Colo205, HT29, BxPC3, OVCAR3, SKOV3, ACHN, A704, CAKI-2, SKRC-59, SKRC-10, and SKRC-52), 10 specimens of normal peripheral blood mononuclear cells, and 38 malignant and 36 adjacent normal renal tissues were studied. The malignant and normal renal tissues were disaggregated mechanically into a single-cell suspension, stained by mAb G250, and analyzed by FCM. All 22 of the clear cell carcinomas, 6 of 8 mixed cell carcinomas, and 3 of 6 granular cell carcinomas were positive for G250/MN/CA9 antigen. SKRC-52 and SKRC-10 were strongly positive for G250/ MN/CA9. The G250/MN/CA9 antigen could also be detected in HeLa, SKOV3, HT29, and A704 cells. One chromophobic, one chromophilic cell carcinoma, the normal renal tissues, and normal peripheral blood mononuclear cells were considered as negative. Our results further confirmed that the G250/MN/CA9 antigen was an ideal marker for RCC, especially for clear cell carcinomas, and that this antigen was present in several types of malignant cells. FCM may serve as a fast tool of immunocytochemical detection of renal cancer cells. Flow cytometric detection of renal cancer cells by using mAb G250 should be further explored.
This article was published in Clin Cancer Res and referenced in Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination

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