Immunoglobulin isoantigens (allotypes) in the mouse. V. Characterization of IgM allotypesImmunogenetics (1978)
AbstractMurine antisera raised against allogeneic lymphoid cells often contain antibodies to IgM allotypes. Rarely, allotypic antibodies to IgM have been found after immunization withB. pertussis anti-B. pertussis conjugates. Using both types of antibodies, we have defined a new constant-region locus for both secreted and membrane-bound μ chains. This locus,Ig-6, is closely linked to the previously described H-chain constant-region loci (Ig-1 throughIg-5) and is subject to allelic exclusion. We have identified three alleles and four antigenic specificities ofIg-6.
Citation InformationBarbara A. Osborne. "Immunoglobulin isoantigens (allotypes) in the mouse. V. Characterization of IgM allotypes" Immunogenetics Vol. 7 (1978)
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