TABLE 2.

Summary of antibody responses in mice to immunization with bundlin proteins and peptidesa

Immunogenα1 protein antigenβ6 protein antigenα1 peptide antigenNo. with response/total no. with β6 peptide antigenKLH antigen
No. with response/total no.Geometric mean titerGeometric mean titer for responding animalsNo. with response/total no.Geometric mean titerGeometric mean titer for responding animalsNo. with response/total no.Geometric mean titerGeometric mean titer for responding animalsNo. with response/total no.Geometric mean titerGeometric mean titer for responding animals
α1 protein10/10879,000879,00010/10422,000422,0008/104,8509,8700/10
β6 protein10/10368,000368,00010/10211,000211,0005/106962,4250/10
α1 peptide7/101,2992,3780/106/105271,4250/1010/10139,000139,000
β6 peptide0/100/100/100/109/1052,90098,300
  • a A response was defined as a fourfold increase in the titer compared with pooled preimmune sera.