Monoclonal antibodies against functionally distinct sites on the delta-endotoxin ofBacillus thuringiensis var.thuringiensis

Research paper by M. Huber-Lukaĉ, H. Herbst, P. Lüthy, D. G. Braun

Indexed on: 01 Sep '82Published on: 01 Sep '82Published in: Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences


Monoclonal antibodies against the toxic units ofBacillus thuringiensis delta-endotoxin were raised by the hybridoma technique and detected by an indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). Out of 5 positive clones, I was found to secrete antibodies which inactivate the toxin.