Monoclonal B lymphocytes in multiple myeloma.


Individual specific antisera were raised against the monoclonal serum component from six IgG myeloma patients. Idiotypic (Id) determinants were identified in direct or indirect immunofluorescence (IFL) on 0.5-44% B lymphocytes from five patients with active disease. Id determinants were not detected on B lymphocytes from one IgG-k myeloma patient with an… (More)