[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
October 1968

Symposia on Quantitative Biology, vol 32.

Author Affiliations



By Reginald G. Harris. Price, $20. Pp 603, with 371 figures and 204 tables. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory of Quantitative Biology, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, 1967.

Arch Intern Med. 1968;122(4):382. doi:10.1001/archinte.1968.00300090092032

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


Volume 32 of the Symposia on Quantitative Biology from Cold Spring Harbor maintains the standard of excellence which has become traditional for these symposia. Following an introductory discourse by Sir Macfarlane Burnet, the main body of the text is divided into four sections. The first, consisting of 15 papers, deals with studies on the structure of antibodies. In the following section, formed of eight papers, the evolution and genetics of antibodies are discussed. Twenty papers in the third portion report studies on the synthesis of antibodies. The fourth section, formed of 23 papers, deals with differentiation and other cellular events related to antibody synthesis—and this is followed by a concluding discussion by N. K. Jerne.

It is impossible in a few lines to give a detailed resumé of all the studies reported here and invidious to single out any one. Suffice it to say that between the covers is found

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview