Host recognition of fetal antigens: do they induce specific antibodies?

The purpose of this study was to ascertain whether the protection afforded to adult mice against the induction and growth of 3-methylcholanthrene-induced tumours by prior exposure to syngeneic fetal cells has an immunological basis. Adult CBA mice were inoculated with fetal cells according to a variety of protocols and the sera were tested for their ability… CONTINUE READING