Inhibition of Antigen-Antibody Reactions by Aminocarboxylic Acids

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Science  26 Oct 1962:
Vol. 138, Issue 3539, pp. 528-529
DOI: 10.1126/science.138.3539.528


Aliphatic aminocarboxylic acids inhibit at least two different antigen-antibody reactions. The degree of inhibition depends upon carbon chain length and the position of the amino group in relation to the carboxyl group.