Biological and clinical implications of lymphocyte hybridomas: tumor therapy with monoclonal antibodies.


Monoclonal antibodies of defined specificity can be produced using hybridoma technology. New attempts are being made to explore the potential of antibody therapy for cancer. Preliminary studies show that problems such as antigenic modulation, circulating free antigen, effector cell shortage, and host anti-mouse immunoglobulin response must be overcome. Uses… (More)