Antigens Associated with a Tumor Virus: Rejection of Isogenic Skin Grafts from Leukemic Mice

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Science  20 Nov 1964:
Vol. 146, Issue 3647, pp. 1055-1056
DOI: 10.1126/science.146.3647.1055


Skin grafts from leukemic adult Balb/c mice inoculated when newborn with a leukemia virus, showed evidence of rejection when transplanted to normal Balb/c mice or genetically compatible F1 hybrids. Therefore, the "cellular" antigens associated with oncogenic viruses may not be limited to the induced tumors.