Effect of Treatment with 2-Mercaptoethanol on Tanned Red Cell Agglutinating Antibodies in Allergic Encephalomyelitis

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IT has been shown that guinea-pigs and other animals injected with brain and Freund's complete adjuvant produce antibodies, both of complement-fixing and agglutinating type1,2. These antibodies react with homogenates or extracts of brain and also with purified encephalitogenic agents of the basic protein type; in this study only the anti-basic protein response has been evaluated.

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CASPARY, E., JANET BALL, E. Effect of Treatment with 2-Mercaptoethanol on Tanned Red Cell Agglutinating Antibodies in Allergic Encephalomyelitis. Nature 207, 1305 (1965). https://doi.org/10.1038/2071305a0

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