Chapter 3. Embryonic Antigens in Malignancy and Pregnancy: Common Denominators in Immune Regulation

  1. David Evered and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. Joseph H. Coggin Jr

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720776.ch3

Ciba Foundation Symposium 96 - Fetal Antigens and Cancer

Ciba Foundation Symposium 96 - Fetal Antigens and Cancer

How to Cite

Coggin, J. H. (1983) Embryonic Antigens in Malignancy and Pregnancy: Common Denominators in Immune Regulation, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 96 - Fetal Antigens and Cancer (eds D. Evered and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720776.ch3

Author Information

  1. Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of South Alabama, College of Medicine, Mobile, AL 36688, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1983

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272796603

Online ISBN: 9780470720776

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Keywords:

  • embryonic antigens;
  • immune regulation;
  • pregnancy;
  • malignancy;
  • embryonic determinants

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Human Tumours Display Embryonic Antigens

  • EAs as Autoantigens

  • EA and Host Tumour Immunity: How to Detect EA

  • Immune Regulation to EA in females

  • Immune Regulation of Response to EA During Tumorigenesis

  • Acknowledgement

  • References

  • Discussion