A monoclonal antibody (3A33) that reacts with a mouse-specific epitope of Mac-1 antigen.

The 3A33 monoclonal antibody, obtained by fusing rat immune lymphocytes with mouse plasmacytoma cells, was directed against mouse macrophages. Antibody 3A33, a rat IgG2a, reacted with macrophages from all the mouse strains tested, with mouse blood monocytes and with 56% of bone marrow cells, but not with T lymphocytes. It immunoprecipitated an antigen with… CONTINUE READING