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Starch-gel Electrophoresis of Sera of Immunized X-irradiated Mice


ANTIBODY formation is easily prevented by adequate sub-lethal doses of X-radiation. If the appearance of specific antibodies is associated with some alterations in amount or in nature of some serum components, immuno-logically unresponsive animals caused by X-irradiation are expected not to offer any changes ascribed to antibody formation, but possibly to show some disorders in serum sub-fractions after the administration of antigens.

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MURAMATSU, S. Starch-gel Electrophoresis of Sera of Immunized X-irradiated Mice. Nature 202, 1230–1231 (1964).

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