David P. Pressman

Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research 
immuno chemistry
"David P. Pressman"

PRESSMAN, David P. [1916-1980]. Born in Detroit. PhD, Cal. Inst. Technol.; studied with Pauling. Chief, Immunochemistry, Sloan-Kettering Inst. Cancer Res., New York, 1947; Roswell Park Inst., Buffalo, 1954; Assoc. Director, 1967. Studied antibody specificity; chemical nature of Ab combining site; first used radioactive antibodies for tumor localization to develop immunotoxins. Book: The Structural Basis of Antibody Specificity (with Grossberg), 1968. Obit,: (issue dedicated to Pressman) Transplant. Proc. 12:366, 1980.

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Howard Johnson Lucas grad student 1940 Caltech
 (The hydration of crotonic acid and beta, beta-dimethylacrylic acid)
Dan Hampton Campbell post-doc 1941 Caltech
Linus Carl Pauling post-doc 1941 Caltech
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PRESSMAN D, BRYDEN JH, PAULING L. (2008) The reactions of antiserum homologous to the p-azosuccinanilate ion group. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 70: 1352-8
Natori T, Tanigaki N, Appella E, et al. (1975) Amino acid composition and physicochemical properties of mouse β2-microglobulin Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 65: 611-617
Bear RH, Roholt OA, Bello J, et al. (1974) Circular dichroism variations among specifically purified rabbit antibodies. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 61: 1174-1179
Tanigaki N, Pressman D. (1974) The basic structure and the antigenic characteristics of HL-A antigens. Immunological Reviews. 21: 15-34
Roholt OA, Onoue K, Radzimski G, et al. (1973) Identity of the light chains from the anti-4-azonaphthalene-1-sulfonate IgG and IgM antibodies from a single rabbit. Immunochemistry. 10: 707-711
Nakamura H, Grossberg AL, Pressman D. (1973) Characterization of the partial binding sites present on the isolated light and heavy chains of anti-naphthalenesulfonate antibodies. Immunochemistry. 10: 485-494
Friedenson B, Takeda Y, Roholt OA, et al. (1972) The amino-acid compositions of CNBr fragment C1 from antihapten antibodies. Use of guanidine for reproducible isolation of the C1 fragment. Febs Journal. 27: 31-37
Appella E, Chersi A, Roholt OA, et al. (1971) Amino-Acid Sequences of Light Chains of a Rabbit Anti-p-Azobenzoate Antibody Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 68: 2569-2573
Pressman D, Roholt OA, Grossberg AL. (1970) Chemical and structural differences between antibodies capable of binding a particular hapten group: evidence for limited heterogeneity. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 169: 65-71
Freedman MH, Grossberg AL, Pressman D. (1968) Participation of amino groups in the active sites of antibodies. Immunochemistry. 5: 367-381
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