Complementation of Monoclonal Antibodies DF3 and B72. 3 in Reactivity to Breast Cancer

  • Noriaki Ohuchi
  • Minoru Akimoto
  • Shozo Mori
  • Donald W. Kufe
  • Jeffrey Schlom


Monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) developed thus far against human carcinomas have led to a more systemic study of human breast tumors. The reactive antigens include a wide variety of cellular products such as receptors, oncogene products, and tumor-associated antigens (TAAs) which can be utilized to “fingerprint” cell populations. The utilization of antibodies as immunologic probes to detect and phenotype cell populations in tissue preparations have moved rapidly from the research area to the clinical application. The MAbs are also increasingly being utilized in serum assays to detect circulating TAAs in patients with breast carcinoma.


Breast Carcinoma Benign Breast Disease Intraductal Papilloma High Molecular Weight Glycoprotein Recurrent Breast Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Noriaki Ohuchi
    • 1
  • Minoru Akimoto
    • 1
  • Shozo Mori
    • 1
  • Donald W. Kufe
    • 2
  • Jeffrey Schlom
    • 3
  1. 1.Second Department of SurgeryTohoku University School of MedicineSendai 980Japan
  2. 2.Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteBostonUSA
  3. 3.Laboratory of Tumor Immunology and BiologyNCI, NIHUSA

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