The role of T-agglutinin in the disappearance of erythrocytes artificially aged by desialylation.


The chance discovery of two mouse strains, one with and one without a high presence of serum T-agglutinin, permitted the investigation of the role of this antibody in the disappearance of desialylated erythrocytes, which may be regarded as a model for ageing. The proportional relationship between the quantity of sialic acid removed and the diminution of… (More)