The appearance and significance of phospholipase A2 in lymph draining tuberculin reactions.


Popliteal and prefemoral lymphatics of sheep were cannulated, and lymph was collected before and during the course of responses to PPD and concanavalin A. Hyperemia-inducing activity (HIA) and phospholipase A2 (PLA2) were released into lymph in response to antigenic stimulation, whereas lymph plasma draining unstimulated lymph nodes had consistently little… (More)