Derepressed alloantigen in transplacentally induced lung tumor coded for by H-2 linked gene

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Science  29 Oct 1976:
Vol. 194, Issue 4264, pp. 532-533
DOI: 10.1126/science.973137


A transplacentally induced lung tumor of strain C3Hf mice grows progressively when transplanted to (C3Hf X A)F1 hybrid mice but not when transplanted to C3Hf recipients. Progressive tumor growth occurs in [(C3Hf X A)F1 X C3Hf] backcross mice inheriting the H-2a haplotype from the F1 parent. Furthermore, radioresistant immunity to the lung tumor can be induced in C3Hf mice by immunization with normal tissue of B10.A and B10.A(2R) but not of B10 or B10.A(5R) strain mice.