Antibodies Affecting Metabolism of Chicken Erythrocytes: Examination of Schizophrenic and Other Subjects

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Science  18 Mar 1966:
Vol. 151, Issue 3716, pp. 1408-1410
DOI: 10.1126/science.151.3716.1408


Human plasma contains an antibody which produces a complement-linked lysis of chicken erythrocytes and an associated marked stimulation of the cells' aerobic glycolysis. This appears to account for reported alteration in chicken erythrocyte metabolism produced by the plasmas of some schizophrenic patients.