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Dinitrophenyl is a chemical compound containing nitro functional groups attached to a phenyl ring. It is a hapten used in vaccine preparation.[1][2] Dinitrophenyl does not elicit any immune response on its own and it does not bind to any antigen.[3]


  1. ^ Berd, D; Maguire Jr, H. C.; Mastrangelo, M. J.; Murphy, G (1994). "Activation markers on T cells infiltrating melanoma metastases after therapy with dinitrophenyl-conjugated vaccine". Cancer immunology, immunotherapy : CII. 39 (3): 141–7. doi:10.1007/s002620050105. PMID 7923243.
  2. ^ Manne, J; Mastrangelo, M. J.; Sato, T; Berd, D (2002). "TCR rearrangement in lymphocytes infiltrating melanoma metastases after administration of autologous dinitrophenyl-modified vaccine". Journal of Immunology. 169 (6): 3407–12. doi:10.4049/jimmunol.169.6.3407. PMID 12218163.
  3. ^ "Dinitrophenyl". NCI Drug Dictionary. National Cancer Institute.