DNA drives autoimmunity

Carola G. Vinuesa, Christopher C. Goodnow

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    Abstract

    In autoimmune diseases, a person's tissues are destroyed by their own immune system. IgG, a normal component of blood, provokes autoimmune responses when immune cells recognize it as a complex with DNA.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)595-598
    Number of pages4
    JournalNature
    Volume416
    Issue number6881
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 11 Apr 2002

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