Molecular Biology

, Volume 51, Issue 6, pp 813–818 | Cite as

Analysis of the Specificity of IgA Antibodies Produced in the Mouse Small Intestine

  • N. E. Sharanova
  • J. Ninnemann
  • M. A. Bondareva
  • Y. K. Semin
  • A. V. Nomokonova
  • A. A. Kruglov
Current Trends in the Application of Monoclonal Antibodies Special Issue


Intestinal microbiota controls multiple aspects of body homeostasis. The microbiota composition changes easily in response to internal or external factors, which may result in dysbiosis and associated inflammatory reactions. Thus, maintaining the microbiota composition by the host immune system is crucial, and one of the main mechanisms for microbiota control is production of immunoglobulin A (IgA) at mucosal surfaces. The molecular mechanisms regulating the interactions between the immune system and microbiota remain obscure. A panel of hybridoma cell lines was constructed to produce monoclonal IgA antibodies specific to various commensal bacteria present in intestinal microbiota. The panel can be used to further understand the mechanisms whereby the adaptive immune system controls the microbiota composition.


immunoglobulin A IgA microbiota 



intestinal epithelial cell


polymeric IgA


polymeric Ig receptor


secretory component


secretory IgA.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. E. Sharanova
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Ninnemann
    • 3
  • M. A. Bondareva
    • 1
    • 2
  • Y. K. Semin
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. V. Nomokonova
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. A. Kruglov
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Belozerskii Institute of Physico-Chemical BiologyMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Immunology Department, Biological FacultyMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  3. 3.German Rheumatism Research Center (DRFZ), a Leibniz InstituteBerlinGermany

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