Table 1

%Expression of cancer testis genes by tissues other than human brain tumors

TissueSSX-1SSX-2SSX-4SCP-1TS85ESO-1MAGE-3
Normal human tissues
Testis+++++++
Brain
Frontal cortex
White matter
Cerebellum
Bladder
Breast
Colon
Kidney
Liver
Lung
Lymph node
Muscle
Ovary
Peripheral blood lymphocytes
Prostate
Rectum
Skin
Spleen
Stomach
Tonsil
Uterus (endometrium)
Malignant human tissues
Bladder cancer2 /94 /92 /94 /5
Breast cancer5 /675 /6710 /679 /330 /2510 /337 /51
Colorectal cancer3 /587 /589 /580 /322 /210 /16
Endometrial cancer1 /81 /81 /80 /7
Gastric cancer0 /30 /30 /31 /140 /16
Head & neck cancer3 /145 /144 /140 /2
Leiomyosarcoma0 /80 /80 /8
Leukemia0 /310 /310 /310 /11
Lung cancer1 /244 /241 /241 /142 /12
Lymphoma0 /114 /110 /110 /10
Malignant melanoma10 /3713 /3710 /374 /288 /2223 /6712 /23
Ovarian cancer0 /120 /126 /120 /32 /8
Prostatic cancer0 /51 /50 /50 /120 /54 /16
Renal cancer0 /221 /220 /223 /360 /10
Seminoma0 /30 /30 /30 /25 /130 /1
Synovial sarcoma0 /42 /41 /40 /30 /2
Thyroid cancer0 /60 /60 /60 /52 /5