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by Sudhir Paul




Autoimmune Reactions tackles fundamental questions about how the immune system can destroy invading microbial pathogens without causing damage to itself and other "self" systems. The authoritative experts writing here explore the mechanistic aspects of such autoimmune diseases as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and autoimmune thyroid disease, and where possible delineate how malfunctioning immunological mechanisms can lead to clinical symptoms. They also discusses possible general mechanisms of autoimmune disease-e.g., molecular mimicry and dysfunctional antigen presentation-and their current limitations as unifying explanations of the diseases described. The book illustrates the type of thinking and research that should eventually permit development of palliatives and cures for autoimmune diseases.
Download Autoimmune Reactions (Contemporary Immunology) epub
ISBN: 0896035506
ISBN13: 978-0896035508
Category: Medical Books
Subcategory: Medicine
Author: Sudhir Paul
Language: English
Publisher: Humana Press; 1999 edition (October 8, 1998)
Pages: 438 pages
ePUB size: 1925 kb
FB2 size: 1620 kb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 978
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