Immunological Studies of Gastrin

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Science  29 Dec 1961:
Vol. 134, Issue 3496, pp. 2099-2100
DOI: 10.1126/science.134.3496.2099


Hog gastrin prepared by the Gregory method stimulates antibody production in rabbits. Rabbit anti-hog gastrin serum which was reacted with hog, dog, and human gastrins in vitro caused reduction of their gastric stimulatory effect, indicating a biological cross reaction among these species.