Domain

Melanoma associated antigen, N-terminal (IPR021072)

Short name: MAGE_N

Domain relationships

None.

Description

This domain is found N-terminal in various melanoma associated antigens from eukaryotes, and is typically between 82 and 96 amino acids in length. These are tumour rejection antigens which are expressed on HLA-A1 of tumour cells and they are recognised by cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) [PMID: 7642112].

Contributing signatures

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SMART
Pfam