Chapter 8. Host Recognition of Fetal Antigens: Do they Induce Specific Antibodies?

  1. David Evered and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. L. Brent2,
  2. R. Hunt1,
  3. I. V. Hutchinson2,
  4. P. B. Medawar1,
  5. L. Palmer1 and
  6. L. Welsh2

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720776.ch8

Ciba Foundation Symposium 96 - Fetal Antigens and Cancer

Ciba Foundation Symposium 96 - Fetal Antigens and Cancer

How to Cite

Brent, L., Hunt, R., Hutchinson, I. V., Medawar, P. B., Palmer, L. and Welsh, L. (1983) Host Recognition of Fetal Antigens: Do they Induce Specific Antibodies?, 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.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    MRC Clinical Research Centre, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3UJ

  2. 2

    Department of Immunology, St. Mary's Hospital Medical School, London W2 IPG, UK

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:

  • host recognition;
  • antibodies;
  • cross-reactivity;
  • fetal antigens;
  • thymic cells

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Model and The Protein A assay

  • The evidence for anti-fetal IgG antibodies

  • Absorption studies

  • Discussion

  • References