Amyloid fibril protein related to immunoglobulin λ chains

M. Skinner, M. D. Benson, S. D. Cohen

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Amyloid fibrils, isolated from the spleen of a patient with primary amyloidosis, had an N terminal sequence showing a high degree of homology with λ Bence Jones proteins. Antiserum to the amyloid protein detected a soluble factor, antigenically identical to the isolated fibril preparation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1433-1435
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Immunology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1975
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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