Human Leucocyte Antigens
The analysis of leucocyte differentiation has been facilitated by developments in two areas of methodology: firstly, by the ability to identify and separate by surface markers cells of different lineages and stages of differentiation, and secondly, by the introduction of new functional assays, both for haemopoietic progenitor cells and mature leucocytes. In humans the production of monoclonal antibodies by somatic cell hybridisation has provided many markers for human leucocytes, whereas previously there was a paucity of reliable antisera.
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