A new year in autoimmunity

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Abstract

Over the past year there have been several new developments in our understanding of autoimmunity, as well represented by several lines of evidence obtained from basic, translational, and clinical research alike. To summarize novel findings reported in 2008 this article will review selected publications from the most prominent scientific journals and ultimately suggest some links in the field of autoimmune diseases from leading journals dedicated to autoimmunity. The take-home message from these readings is that autoimmunity ultimately becomes a uniform scenario in which similarities between conditions significantly outnumber differences in terms of pathogenesis and mechanisms.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Pages239-242
Number of pages4
Volume1173
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2009

Publication series

NameAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Volume1173
ISSN (Print)00778923
ISSN (Electronic)17496632

Keywords

  • AIRE
  • Th17
  • Tolerance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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