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production of antibodies against the tissues of your own body

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Chen's team demonstrated that both the macrophages and the autoantigens are necessary for the treatment to work.
The 1A-2 autoantigen is a protein tyrosine phosphatase transmembrane, cell surface molecule that may be involved in neuroendocrine secretory processes.
Autoantigen discovery with a synthetic human peptidome.
Autoantigens defined by experimental serum and B-cell analysis in RA syndromes in animals and humans (10) Type/nature Specificity Autoantigen Citrulline-containing peptide Keratin Perinuclear factor Savoy antigen Filaggrin Human leukocyte antigen Calpastatin Immunoglobulin (rheumatoid factor) Calreticulin Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antigen Antinuclear antibody Immunoglobulin heavy-chain protein / p68 Heteronuclear ribonucleoprotein A2 (RA33) Glucose-6-phosphate isomerase Cartilage (organ Collagen type II specific) Chondrocyte antigen 65 Large aggregating chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan (aggrecan) Human chondrocyte glycoprotein 39 Cartilage oligomeric matrix protein Non-autoantigens Bacterial heat shock protein
10-13) In 1997, identification of tissue transglutaminase type II as the major autoantigen of CD (and also the epitope recognized by anti-endomysial antibodies) shed new light into the pathogenesis of this disease.
Desmoglein 3 protein has been identified as the autoantigen of the autoimmune skin blistering disease pemphigus vulgaris and plays important roles in human squamous cell cancer.
Improved in planta expression of the human islet autoantigen glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD65).
Laminin gamma-1 is a major autoantigen in anti-p-200 pemphigoid.
EBV-induced expression and HLA-DR-restricted presentation by human B cells of alpha B-crystallin, a candidate autoantigen in multiple sclerosis.
These are patients with IgE antibodies directed to thyroid peroxidase as an autoantigen.
Anti-[beta] cell autoimmunity also plays a role in the pathogenesis of STZ-induced diabetes: the presentation of [beta] cell autoantigen by macrophages to helper-T cells, followed by the development of [beta] cell-specific cytotoxic cells (Ihm et al.
Caspase cleavage of the nuclear autoantigen LEDGF/p75 abrogates its pro-survival function, implications for autoimmunity in atopic disorders.
A seminal vesicle autoantigen of mouse is able to suppress capacitation-related events stimulated by serum albumin.
The human protein has been identified as an autoantigen, with ~20% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and with antiSm autoantibodies synthesizing autoantibodies called antirRNP, to components of the ribosome (Hasegawa et al.
Increased prevalence of transfusion transmitted virus and cross reactivity with immunodominant epitopes of the HRES-1/ p28 endogenous retroviral autoantigen in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.