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A monoclonal antibody to common acute lymphoblastic leukemia antigen (neutral endopeptidase) immunostains senile plaques in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease

Sato, M and Ikeda, K and Haga, S and Allsop, D and Ishii, T (1991) A monoclonal antibody to common acute lymphoblastic leukemia antigen (neutral endopeptidase) immunostains senile plaques in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Neuroscience Letters, 121 (1-2). pp. 271-273. ISSN 0304-3940

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Abstract

We immunostained brain tissues of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) together with non-demented aged and younger controls with a battery of anti-human hemopoietic cell monoclonal antibodies (OK series, Ortho Diagnostics Co., Ltd. and some others) by the avidin-biotin-peroxidase complex (ABC) method to see if any epitopes are shared with the nervous system or might contribute to the neurodegenerative changes in this disease. One out of 29 monoclonal antibodies, OKBcALLa, which recognizes common acute lymphocytic leukemia antigen (CALLA, CD10), immunostained senile plaques in the brains of patients with AD. The pattern and intensity of this staining, using cryopreserved samples, was almost identical to that obtained with anti beta-protein. Thus, senile plaques in the Alzheimer's brain share an epitope with CALLA.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Neuroscience Letters
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aged ; Aged, 80 and over ; Alzheimer Disease ; Amyloid ; Antibodies, Monoclonal ; Antigens, Neoplasm ; Brain ; Endopeptidases ; Humans ; Immunoenzyme Techniques ; Immunohistochemistry ; Middle Aged ; Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma ; Staining and Labeling
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Departments: Faculty of Health and Medicine > Biomedical & Life Sciences
ID Code: 50853
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 08 Nov 2011 10:59
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 19:44
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/50853

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