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  • One can go further and consider the case of true autoantibodies; that is to say, antibodies that react with substances originating in the same organism that elaborated them. We were able to induce such antibodies by injecting guinea pigs with autotestis, isotestis, or heterotestis.

    --G. A. Voisin, F. Toullet and P. Maurer, 1958, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 73: 729

    July 11, 2010