Stimulation of Lymphocytic Clones by Anti-Idiotypic Antibodies: Basis for Development of Idiotypic Vaccines

  • Richard Bowen
  • Constantin Bona
Part of the Progress in Vaccinology book series (VACCINOLOGY, volume 3)


Jerne’s network theory of the immune system is strongly supported by numerous findings that there are lymphocytic clones bearing receptors that recognize antigenic markers expressed on the receptors of other clones (1).


Cell Clone Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin Nominal Antigen Internal Image Antiidiotypic Antibody 
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  • Constantin Bona

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