Sialic Acid-Containing Receptors for Cold Agglutinins

  • Helmut Schenkel-Brunner


Various cold agglutinins which react with sialic acid-dependent antigens of the red cell membrane have been described in human sera. Seven specificities have been defined to date: Pr [49], Gd (Sia-lb1) [48], Sa [47], FI (Sia-b1) [30], Lud [31], Vo (Sia- l1) [46], and Li [34].


Sialic Acid Erythrocyte Membrane Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia Oligosaccharide Chain 
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  • Helmut Schenkel-Brunner
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  1. 1.Institut für Medizinische BiochemieUniversität WienViennaAustria

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