Surface antigens common to mouse cleavage embryos and primitive teratocarcinoma cells in culture.

@article{Artzt1973SurfaceAC,
  title={Surface antigens common to mouse cleavage embryos and primitive teratocarcinoma cells in culture.},
  author={Karen Artzt and Philippe Dubois and Dorothea Bennett and Hubert Condamine and Charles Babinet and François Jacob},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={1973},
  volume={70 10},
  pages={2988-92}
}
Syngeneic antisera have been produced in mouse strain 129/Sv-CP males against the primitive cells of teratocarcinoma. These sera react specifically with the primitive cells and are negative on various types of differentiated teratoma cells derived from the same original tumor. They are negative on all other mouse cells tested, with the exception of male germ cells and cleavage-stage embryos. Thus, teratoma cells possess cell-surface antigens in common with normal cleavage-stage embryos.