Journal article

HUMAN IA SYSTEM - DEFINITION AND CHARACTERIZATION BY XENOGENEIC ANTISERA

MS SANDRIN, HA VAUGHAN, IFC MCKENZIE, BD TAIT, CR PARISH

Immunogenetics | SPRINGER | Published : 1979

Abstract

The production of xenogeneic anti-Ia serum against Ia antigens in serum has been previously described in the mouse and we now describe the production of xenogeneic anti-human Ia antisera using similar methods. With an indirect resetting technique, Ia-like antibodies were shown to react with the majority of B cells (95%), a subpopulation of T cells, with carbonyl iron adherent cells, and with some E-Ig- null cells, but there was no reaction with red cells and platelets. These reactions were the same as those obtained with DRW antisera using cytotoxicity testing. In addition, antigens detected with xenogeneic antisera were also found in serum, where they were found to exist in a low molecular ..

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