The goal of this book is to present findings which are supportive of the concept that the words of the idiotype dictionary and likewise self-recognition are essential for communication between lymphocyte clones while some unfaithful ( infidel ) copies of the words contained in the idiotype dictionary perhaps play a role in the functional regulation of nonlymphoid cells.

chapter 1|12 pages


ByC.A. Bona

chapter 2|10 pages

Structure and Genetics of AB2

ByK. Meek, J. D. Capra

chapter 3|18 pages

Molecular Basis Of Anti-Id Antibodies Carrying Internal Image Of Antigens (Ab2β)

ByM. Fougereau, C. Cambillau, S. Corbet, G. Mazza, M. Milili, D. Moinier, P. Ollier, J. Rocca-Serra, C. Roth, C. Schiff, G. Sommé, J. Théze, C. Tonnelle

chapter 4|16 pages

Molecular Basis of Epibody Reactivity *

ByP. P. Chen, S. Fong, D. A. Carson

chapter 7|14 pages

Auto-Anti-Idiotype Antibodies*

ByK. A. Knisley, L. S. Rodkey

chapter 9|16 pages

Antibodies Specific for the T-Cell Receptor

ByF. W. Fitch

chapter 11|24 pages

Idiotype-Specific Suppressor T Cells

ByS. Jayaraman, C. J. Bellone