Myelin basic protein.

  title={Myelin basic protein.},
  author={Martin G Rumsby and A G Walker},
  journal={Biochemical Society transactions},
  volume={8 5},
The fact that central nerve tissue is encephalitogenic has been known since the observation of a post-injection reaction of some rabies victims to the Pasteur vaccine that contained nerve tissue (Brostoff, 1977). Subsequently the encephalitogenic agent in central nerve tissue was traced to a component of the myelin sheath, and a protein was finally isolated that in the presence of complete Freund's adjuvant, was a potent encephalitogen in certain animal species. The encephalitogenicity of the… CONTINUE READING
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