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Irish Journal of Medical Science

, Volume 150, Issue 1, pp 265–269 | Cite as

IgG sub-class levels in healthy Irish adults—A population study

  • D. J. Reen
  • M. B. Murphy
  • A. O'Connor
  • M. X. FitzGerald
Article

Summary

The range and mean of serum IgG subclass levels in healthy adults (age range 20–60 years) are presented. While a wide range of individual sub-class levels is seen in the different age groups studied, all sub-classes remain at a constant level from 20–60 years of age. The availability of these results, using presently available reagents provides a baseline for further study on the role of IgG sub-class antibodies in health and disease.

Keywords

Radial Immunodiffusion Subclass Level Immunodiffusion Assay Polypeptide Heavy Chain Healthy IRISH Adult 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. J. Reen
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • M. B. Murphy
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • A. O'Connor
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • M. X. FitzGerald
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Medical Professorial UnitUniversity CollegeDublin
  2. 2.St. Vincent's HospitalDublin
  3. 3.Children's Research CentreOur Lady's Hospital for Sick ChildrenDublin

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