Perspectives on Autoimmunity

Perspectives on Autoimmunity

by Irun R. Cohen


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First Published in 1988, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide to autoimmunity. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine, and other practitioners in their respective fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780849364310
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/01/1987
Pages: 240

About the Author

Irun R. Cohen

Table of Contents

1. HLA and Autoimmunity. 2. Self-Recognition and Symmetry in the Immune System. 3. Immunology of Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus. 4. Multiple Sclerosis. 5. Autoimmunity and Immune Pathological Aspects of Virus Disease. 6. Analyses of the Idiotypes and Ligand Binding Characteristics of Human Monoclonal Auto-Antibodies to DNA: Do We Better Understand Systemic Lupus Erythematosus? 7. Autoimmunity and Rheumatic Fever. 8. Autoimmune Arthritis Induced by Immunization to Mycobacterial Antigens. 9. The Interaction Between Genetic Factors and Microorganisms in Ankylosing Spondylitis: Facts and Fiction. 10. Novel Treatments of Autoimmune Conditions. 11. Therapy of Autoimmune Diseases Using Antibodies to Molecules of the Major Histocompatibility Complex. 12. T-Lymphocyte Vaccination Against Autoimmune Diseases. Index.

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