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Title: Immunogenicity of autologous immunoglobulins: principles and practices
Authors: L√≥pez-Requena, Alejandro
Mateo De Acosta, Cristina
Vázquez, Ana María
Pérez, Rolando # ×
Issue Date: Apr-2007
Series Title: Molecular immunology vol:44 issue:11 pages:3076-82
Abstract: The immunogenicity of immunoglobulin idiotypes in syngeneic systems is a rather rare phenomenon. Very few studies have attempted to determine the mechanisms underlying the anti-idiotypic response that certain autologous idiotypes can elicit. Furthermore, the studies addressing a possible physiological role for such behaviors are even less. In the present article, the results of the characterization of a highly immunogenic idiotype are reviewed and compared with some related works on the subject. We finally propose a possible immunoregulatory role for idiotypic immunogenicity.
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ISSN: 0161-5890
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
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