PMID: 58941Jan 1, 1976

In vitro induction and measurement of hemolytic plaque forming cells in man

Journal of Immunological Methods
H M Dosch, E W Gelfand


Following co-cultivation with sheep red cells or ovalbumin, Hypaque-Ficoll-separated human tonsillar lymphocytes were demonstrated to generate specific hemolytic PFC with maximum numbers at day 5-7. PFC were enumerated on poly-L-lysine coupled red cell monolayers in Microtest-II-plates. Plaque formation appeared to be puromycin-sensitive, complement-dependent and showed clear specificity for the antigen present during the inductive culture. Treatment of PFC with mu-chain specific antisera and complement resulted in complete inactivation of PFC; gamma-chain antisera had no effect. The development of such a simple and sensitive assay system permits the analysis of cellular interactions required for the induction of PFC responses in man.


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