Ricerca in clinica e in laboratorio

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 99–110 | Cite as

Receptors for complement components and xenogeneic erythrocytes on human T- and B-lymphoid cells

  • Michele A. Pellegrino
  • Soldano Ferrone
  • Ralph A. Reisfeld


Biological and molecular properties of receptors specific for human T- and B-lymphoid cells are discussed. Sensitive, simple and reproducible methods to enumerate B- and T-lymphocytes are described: their possible application in clinical immunology is indicated. A new method to obtain enriched populations of human T- and B-lymphocytes from peripheral blood is described. This method appears to be suitable to investigate the properties of antigens specific for B- and T- lymphoid cells.


Cellular immunology C3b, C3d Human B- and T-cells Monkey red blood cells (MRBC) Receptors Sheep red blood cells (SRBC) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michele A. Pellegrino
    • 1
  • Soldano Ferrone
    • 1
  • Ralph A. Reisfeld
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular ImmunologyScripps Clinic and Research FoundationLa JollaUSA

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