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Annexin 1

Basics

Aliases:
This biomarker is also known as:
  • ANX1,
  • p35,
  • Annexin A1,
  • Calpactin II,
  • Annexin-1,
  • Phospholipase A2 inhibitory protein,
  • Annexin I,
  • Lipocortin I,
  • ANXA1,
  • LPC1,
  • Chromobindin-9,

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Description…

Annexin 1 belongs to a family of calcium-dependent phospholipid binding proteins which are preferentially located on the cytosolic face of the plasma membrane. Annexin I protein has an apparent relative molecular mass of 40 kDa, with phospholipase A2 inhibitory activity. Since phospholipase A2 is required for the biosynthesis of the potent mediators of inflammation, prostaglandins and leukotrienes, annexin I may have potential anti-inflammatory activity. Annexin 1 also promotes membrane fusion and is involved in exocytosis. It seems to bind from two to four calcium ions with high affinity.

Attributes

QA State: Accepted
Type: Protein
Short Name:

Organs

The following organs have data associated with this biomarker…

Lung

Attributes

Phase: Three
QA State: Under Review

Overview

Annexin 1, previously found to be the target of autoantibodies in newly diagnosed subjects with lung cancer, is also associated with autoantibodies in sera collected at the pre-symptomatic stage. These findings suggest potential utility of an approach to diagnosis of lung cancer before onset of symptoms that includes screening for autoantibodies to defined antigens, including Annexin 1.

Performance Comment

The findings of this study suggest potential utility of an approach to diagnosis of lung cancer before onset of symptoms that includes screening for autoantibodies to defined antigens. Investigation of Annexin 1 is ongoing.

Supporting Study Data

The following studies/protocols provide evidence supporting Annexin 1 indications for the Lung…

Validation of Protein Markers for Lung Cancer Using CARET Sera and Proteomics Techniques

1.1 To validate the finding from pilot studies with CARET sera of autoantibodies to annexins I and II and PGP9.5 as potential biomarkers for lung cancers before the clinical diagnosis, evaluating sensitivity and specificity by time before diagnosis, treatment arm, gender, histologic type, and smoking status. 1.2 To determine whether a pattern of occurrence of autoantibodies in lung cancer sera may be diagnostic of lung cancer that is not dependent on the occurrence of any particular autoantibody. 1.3 To compare the findings for individual biomarker candidates and combinations of biomarker candidates in participants who were current smokers versus former smokers.

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Biomarker Characteristics Summary
Notes Sensitivity Specificity Prevalence NPV PPV Specific Assay Type
Proteins from human lung adenocarcinoma cell line A549 lysates were subjected to extensive fractionation. The resulting 1,824 fractions were spotted in duplicate on nitrocellulose-coated slides. The microarrays produced were used in a blinded validation study to determine whether annexin I, PGP9.5, and 14-3-3 theta antigens previously found to be targets of autoantibodies in newly diagnosed patients with lung cancer are associated with autoantibodies in sera collected at the presymptomatic stage and to determine whether additional antigens may be identified in prediagnostic sera. Individual sera collected from 85 patients within 1 year before a diagnosis of lung cancer and 85 matched controls from the Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET) cohort were hybridized to individual microarrays. Sam Hanash laboratory. 51.0 82.0 N/A N/A N/A
Decision Rule

PMID: 18794547

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Organ-Specific Protocols

No organ-specific protocols defined.

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Organ-Specific Resources

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News

The final report of the 2013 Cancer Biomarkers Bioinformatics Workshop is now available.

Announcement 06/26/2014


Please click here to register for the 9th EDRN Scientific Workshop from September 8-10, 2014, in Bethesda, Maryland. The meeting registration page also has agendas and hotel reservation information.
Announcement 06/05/2014


Funding Opportunity Available

Both RFAs for Molecular and Cellular Characterization of Screen-Detected Lesions have been published.

RFA-CA-14-010.html

and

RFA-CA-14-011.html