Human Monoclonal Antibodies Directed Against HuMTV Antigens from Human Breast Cancer Cells

  • I. Keydar
  • I. Tsarfaty
  • N. Smorodinsky
  • E. Sahar
  • Y. Shoenfeld
  • S. Chaitchik
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 120)


Tumor specific markers for human malignancies are invaluable for diagnostic, prognostic as well as therapeutic purposes. The study reported here focuses on the possible importance of viral antigens as markers for human breast carcinomas. Breast cancer is one of the leading death causes in women. For the last 50 years investigators have searched for animal models to elucidate the biology of this human neoplasia. The most widely studied one has been the mouse mammary tumor.


Human Monoclonal Antibody T47D Cell Human Breast Carcinoma Mouse Mammary Tumor Virus T47D Cell Line 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Keydar
    • 1
  • I. Tsarfaty
    • 1
  • N. Smorodinsky
    • 1
  • E. Sahar
    • 2
  • Y. Shoenfeld
    • 3
  • S. Chaitchik
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyTel Aviv UniversityIsrael
  2. 2.Department of BiotechnologyTel Aviv UniversityIsrael
  3. 3.Dept. of Medicine DBeilinson Medical CenterPetach TikvaIsrael
  4. 4.Department of OncologyTel Aviv Medical CenterIsrael

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