Localization Of The β Chain Of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin On Human Tumor Cells And Placental Cells 1

Michael A. Naughton, Deborah A. Merrill, Linda M. McManus, Louis M. Fink, Edward Berman, Miriam Jill White, Antonio Martinez-Hernandez

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Abstract

With the use of peroxidase-labeled antibody to the β chain of human chorionic gonadotropin, sections of ten human malignant tumors were found to react with this antibody. It is postulated that both selective host immunosuppression by tumors and selective maternal immunosuppression by fetal tissues may be mediated by human chorionic gonadotropin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1887-1890
Number of pages4
JournalCancer Research
Volume35
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1975
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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