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A-specific autoantigenic ovarian glycolipids inducing production of ‘natural’ anti-A antibody


ACCORDING to current concepts, those antibody populations which appear spontaneously in the sera of many species against components of the widely-distributed ABH (blood-group) antigen system are due to stimulation by corresponding exogenous (environmental) antigenic material1–3. We present here evidence which strongly suggests an alternative origin in the mouse.

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AREND, P., NIJSSEN, J. A-specific autoantigenic ovarian glycolipids inducing production of ‘natural’ anti-A antibody. Nature 269, 255–257 (1977).

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