Chapter 9. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin as a Model for a Fetal Antigen

  1. David Evered and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. K. D. Bagshawe

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720776.ch9

Ciba Foundation Symposium 96 - Fetal Antigens and Cancer

Ciba Foundation Symposium 96 - Fetal Antigens and Cancer

How to Cite

Bagshawe, K. D. (1983) Human Chorionic Gonadotropin as a Model for a Fetal Antigen, 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.ch9

Author Information

  1. Department of Medical Oncology, Charing Cross Hospital, London W6 8RF, 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:

  • human chorionic gonadotropin;
  • passive immunization;
  • fetal antigen;
  • nervous system metastases;
  • fertility control

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Synthesis and Secretion

  • Sites of Synthesis

  • hCG and Feto-maternal Immunology

  • Serum Marker for Trophoblastic Tumours

  • As a Prognostic Factor

  • Tumour Localization

  • Do Antibodies to hcg Have Therapeutic Potential?

  • Acknowledgements

  • References

  • Discussion