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A further approach could be the production of human hybridomas. As described above, most human genetic polymorphisms which are defined immunologically rely on human isoantibodies. Thus, human monoclonal antibodies may prove to be better than 27 murine MABS for identifying apolipoprotein polymorphisms. The three major prerequisites for the production of human hybridomas are the availability of an immortal human cell partner, of immune human lymphocytes and of an efficient fusion system. There are now numerous appropriate human lymphoblastoid and myeloma cell lines which can serve as the immortal cell partner and a number of successful fusion protocols have been described and recently reviewed (17).