By Sudhir Paul (auth.), Sudhir Paul (eds.)
Autoimmune Reactions tackles primary questions about how the immune approach can spoil invading microbial pathogens with out inflicting harm to itself and different "self" platforms. The authoritative specialists writing right here discover the mechanistic features of such autoimmune ailments as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and autoimmune thyroid ailment, and the place attainable delineate how malfunctioning immunological mechanisms can result in medical signs. in addition they speak about attainable basic mechanisms of autoimmune disease-e.g., molecular mimicry and dysfunctional antigen presentation-and their present obstacles as unifying factors of the ailments defined. furthermore, facts for novel immunological phenomena, together with antibody catalysis and the penetration of cells through antibodies, is reviewed, and their attainable organic results are pointed out. The ebook additionally seriously surveys the innovations and study that are meant to ultimately allow improvement of palliatives and treatments for autoimmune illnesses, in addition to methods to the long-standing challenge of self-nonself discrimination via the immune system.
the great, insightful evaluate supplied in Autoimmune Reactions constitutes the hot general reference for all working towards autoimmunologists, molecular immunologists, mobile and molecular pathologists, and scientific immunologists who have to stay on the state of the art of analysis on autoimmune ailment at the present time.
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Autoimmune Reactions by Sudhir Paul (auth.), Sudhir Paul (eds.)