Analysis of structural properties and cellular distribution of avian Ia antigen by using monoclonal antibody to monomorphic determinants.

In this report, we describe the analysis of Ia-like antigens in the chicken by using a monoclonal antibody (CIa-1) reactive with monomorphic determinants of the Ia-like (B-L) antigens. This antibody reacts with determinants on B cells in all avian species tested, but does not detect antigens on lymphocytes of representative mammals, reptiles, and amphibians… CONTINUE READING