Synthetic galactocerebrosides evoke myelination-inhibiting antibodies

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Science  14 Jan 1977:
Vol. 195, Issue 4274, pp. 173-175
DOI: 10.1126/science.831265


Synthetic galactodihydrocerebrosides with widely different fatty acid components can evoke myelination-inhibiting antibodies in rabbits. Whether these are the only such haptens involved in experimental immunizations of other species or in spontaneous human diseases is not yet known.