AStreptococcus mutans immunogen that reacts equally withS. mutans antibody of all serotypes
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We have studied a possible immunogen fromS. mutans that has the capability of producing antibody toS. mutans which reacts equally well with all serotypes. This immunogen, a ribosomal preparation, is immunogenic in mice, is antigenic with rabbit anti-S. mutans, and is antigenic with the human antibody that also reacts withS. mutans. The human antibody is of the IgG class and S-IgA class.
KeywordsHuman Antibody Ribosomal Preparation Mutans Antibody
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