Lymphocytosis-promoting factor of Bordetella pertussis: isolation, characterization, and biological activity.

  • Stephen Morse
  • Published 1977 in The Journal of infectious diseases

Abstract

The leukocytosis and lymphocytosis-promoting factor (LPF) of Bordetella pertussis has been isolated in apparently pure form. LPF is a protein essentially free of lipid and carbohydrate with an estimated molecular weight of 67,000-73,600 daltons. Purified LPF induced both histamine sensitization and refractoriness to epinephrine-induced hyperglycemia and was… (More)

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@article{Morse1977LymphocytosispromotingFO, title={Lymphocytosis-promoting factor of Bordetella pertussis: isolation, characterization, and biological activity.}, author={Stephen Morse}, journal={The Journal of infectious diseases}, year={1977}, volume={136 Suppl}, pages={S234-8} }