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Monoclonal antibodies (Mabs) were first described by Köhler and Milstein in 1975. Not only did this discovery lead to a Nobel prize, but it created an enormous scientific field that has now become a multimillion dollar industry. Mabs made the transition from laboratory reagents to clinical diagnostics very quickly. However, their development as therapeutic(More)
Monoclonal antibodies (Mabs) conjugated to toxins or their subunits (immunotoxins or ITs) are undergoing clinical testing in adults with a variety of malignancies. The potential impact of this form of therapy in pediatric precursor B-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia (pre-B ALL) has yet to be determined. Mabs directed against the cell surface antigens,(More)
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