RATIOS...

Mike Clark mrc7 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Nov 16 12:27:28 EST 2000


In article <F303LuSbh29cM3oryKF00000c3f at hotmail.com>, last try
<URL:mailto:seeyouinthefuture at hotmail.com> wrote:
> When an immune response is characterized as Th1 or Th2
> biased, the ratio between IL-4 or IL-5 and IFN-gamma is
> usually calculated. On the antibody side, in the mouse
> system, IgG1/IgG2a is calculated. My question is: What
> about the other cytokines and IgG subclasses? Should it be
> better to include more cytokines and IgG subclasses in the
> formula?  For example, IgG1XIgG2b/IgG2aXIgG3 if it is
> logically correct.
> 

How do people cope with mouse strains which lack IgG2a and express IgG2c
instead?

Mike                            <URL:http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/~mrc7/>
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