Autoimmune Reactions (Contemporary Immunology) by Sudhir Paul

By Sudhir Paul

Autoimmune Reactions tackles basic questions on how the immune procedure can damage invading microbial pathogens with out inflicting harm to itself and different "self" platforms. The authoritative specialists writing right here discover the mechanistic points of such autoimmune ailments as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and autoimmune thyroid illness, and the place attainable delineate how malfunctioning immunological mechanisms may end up in scientific signs. in addition they discusses attainable basic mechanisms of autoimmune disease-e.g., molecular mimicry and dysfunctional antigen presentation-and their present barriers as unifying factors of the ailments defined. The publication illustrates the kind of considering and examine that are supposed to ultimately let improvement of palliatives and remedies for autoimmune diseases.

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