Standardization of monoclonal antibodies for use in autologous bone marrow transplantation for common acute lymphoblastic leukemia.


Two monoclonal antibodies suitable for leukemia cell purging of remission bone marrow from patients with common acute lymphoblastic leukemia (common-ALL) are described. WM-21, reacting with the gp 100 common-ALL associated antigen (CALLA), and FMC-8, reactive with a p24 surface antigen, both bind to the majority of leukemic blast cells from cases of common… (More)