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Some biochemical and immunological aspects of host (parasite relationships. Analysis of helminth antigens ( Echinococcus granulosus and Schistosoma mansoni) by agar gel methods

Kagan, I.G.; Norman, L.

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 113(1): 130-153


ISSN/ISBN: 0077-8923
Accession: 014188968

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Further studies on analysis of antigens in hydatid fluid of Echinococcus granulosus with homologous antisera and antisera prepared against host serum proteins were presented. Six to eight antigenic components were identified in human hydatid fluid which reacted with antibodies against human serum. Measurements of diffusion coefficients of seven of these antigen bands by the technique of Allison and Humphrey (1959) revealed values of 3.2, 3.6, 4.2, 5.4, 5.6, 6.2, and 7.2 (107 cm.2/sec.

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