radioimmunology


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radioimmunology

(rā′dē-ō-ĭm′yə-nŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of immunity by radiolabeling and other radiological methods.

ra′di·o·im′mu·no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
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Johan Schiettecatte, [1] Anne Van Opdenbosch, [1] Ellen Anckaert, [1] Jean De Schepper, [2] Kris Poppe, [2] Brigitte Velkeniers, [2] and Johan Smitz [1] ([1] Laboratory of Radioimmunology and [2] Department of Endocrinology, University Hospital, Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium; * address correspondence to this author at: Laarbeeklaan 101, B-1090 Brussels, Belgium; fax 32-2-477-50-60, e-mail Johan.
Griffiths, Immunomedics' director, chemistry and radioimmunology, presented a study revealing that tumor-bearing severe combined immunodeficient (SCID) mice given a monoclonal antibody labeled with the radioisotope Rhenium-188 showed an increased mean life expectancy of almost 50 percent.
We are highly grateful to the technical staff of the radioimmunology unit of the Laboratoire Marcel Merieux (Lyon, France); to Christine Ferret, Patricia Herviaux, and Philippe Bonnet (Physiology Laboratory, Hopital Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France); and to Christine Dufour (Laboratoire de Biochimie, Hopital de Gonnesse, Gonnesse, France) for their excellent technical work.