IgG - IgG interactionS...

David L. Haviland, Ph.D. dhavilan at IMM2.IMM.UTH.TMC.EDU
Fri May 21 08:56:00 EST 1999

At 19:19 5/20/99 -0700, F. Hayashi wrote:
>I'm sure that antibodies CAN be anti-idiotype, but I wonder about the
>biological significance of it....
>Is anyone aware of any published research that shows significance of
>anti-idiotype antibodies?

An interesting question...  to that end: also, I'd like to extend the
question to cover "catalytic antibodies"...  

I've seen only a handful of papers spread out over the last 3-4 years and
have wondered the same thing.

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