Antibody Fingerprinting: A Novel Method for Identifying Individual People and Animals

@article{Francoeur1988AntibodyFA,
  title={Antibody Fingerprinting: A Novel Method for Identifying Individual People and Animals},
  author={A M Francoeur},
  journal={Bio/Technology},
  year={1988},
  volume={6},
  pages={822-825}
}
Autoantibodies that react with cellular components occur in high frequency in patients with systemic rheumatic diseases. A novel class of “autoantibodies” that react with cellular components has been identified in normal humans and other species. Unlike the disease-associated autoantibodies that are restricted in number, these human autoantibodies increase in number from birth until approximately two years after birth, and then remain constant for decades, if not lifelong. The complement of… CONTINUE READING