3E12 (anti-Pfs 48/45)
Recognises the P. falciparum Pfs 48/45 antigen expressed on gametocytes of P. falciparum. Inhibitory in mosquito membrane feeding assays.
Prof. Richard Carter
Hybridoma produced by immunisation of Balb/c mice with gametocytes of the 7G8 isolate of P. falciparum.
UK Biosafety level:
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