Preparation of a "chemical vaccine" against tumor progression.


A synthetic antigen containing the presumed receptor site for wheat-germ agglutinin (a lectin capable of specifically agglutinating tumor cells) elicits an immune response in mice capable of cross-reacting with receptor sites for wheat-germ agglutinin on tumor-cell surfaces. Mice immunized against the antigen in complete Freund's adjuvant are able to reject… (More)


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