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Autoantibodies and
Autoimmunity
Kenneth Michael Pollard
The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA
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Autoantibodies and Autoimmunity
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Autoantibodies as Diagnostic Markers
464
3
Autoantibodies as Molecular and Cellular Probes
466
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Autoantibodies in Experimental Models of Autoimmunity
472
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Perspectives
478
Bibliography
478
Books and Reviews
478
Primary Literature
479
Keywords
Antibody
A protein product of B cells that combines with a speciFc molecular target called
an antigen.
Antigen
A substance that interacts with an antibody.
Epitope
The region of an antigen that is directly recognized by a speciFc antibody.
Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, 2nd Edition
. Edited by Robert A. Meyers.
Copyright
2004 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
ISBN: 3-527-30543-2
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