Characterization of human gliomas by a monoclonal antibody both on tissue culture and paraffin-embedded sections

L. Sipos, T. Wakabayashi, G. T. Szeifert, I. Fazekas, D. Afra

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A monoclonal antibody designated OITIC3-11 was produced against GFAP positive human glioblastoma multiforme tumour cells. The specificity of the monoclonal antibody was tested on different types of human brain tumours and on normal adult brain both on tissue cultures and paraffin-embedded sections. The OITIC3-11 monoclonal antibody reacted with 16 of 18 malignant and 1 of 6 benign gliomas but did not react with meningioma, pituitary adenoma, metastatic brain tumours and normal adult brain tissue.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-266
Number of pages4
JournalNeurological Research
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1992


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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