Molecular Bases of Neuronal Individuality

Lessons from Anatomical and Biochemical Studies with Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Lois Alterman Lampson


Monoclonal antibody analysis has been particularly welcome for studies of the nervous system. The number of cell types, their delicate and often extensive processes, their dense interconnections, and the inability of mature cells to divide in vitro make it particularly difficult to obtain separated subpopulations for conventional immunization or antibody purification. Thus, the possibility of obtaining cell-type-specific antibodies by cloning the immune response to a mixed population is especially attractive.


Intermediate Filament Amacrine Cell Neuronal Individuality Antigenic Determinant Neuroblastoma Cell Line 
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  • Lois Alterman Lampson
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  1. 1.Department of AnatomyUniversity of Pennsylvania School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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