Maintenance of globulin levels in X-irradiated rabbits after immunization

Marvin B. Rittenberg, Eric L. Nelson

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Abstract

Rabbits were injected with antigen 24 hours after x-irradiation. Antibody titers were correlated with relative changes in gamma-beta globulin levels determined electrophoretically. Irradiated, immunized rabbits did not form detectable antibodies but had significantly greater globulin levels than non-immunized, irradiated controls. This relative difference occurred at the time nonirradiated, immunized rabbits were producing primary antibody.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)519-520
Number of pages2
JournalScience
Volume138
Issue number3539
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1962

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