Antigen II

Peter A. Gorer in 1936 discovered the antigen II on mouse erythrocytes (Br J Exp Pathol 17:42-50, 1936) and the very next year he reported that this antigen is identical to the gene controlling susceptibility to a transplantable sarcoma (J Pathol Bacteriol 41:691-696, 1937).

International Union of Immunological SocietiesUniversity of South AfricaInstitute of Infectious Disease and Molecular MedicineElizabeth Glazer Pediatric Aids FoundationStellenbosch University