Chapter 11. Structure of the Acetylcholine Receptor and Specificities of Antibodies to it in Myasthenia Gravis

  1. David Evered and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. Jon M. Lindstrom

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720721.ch11

Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease

Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease

How to Cite

Lindstrom, J. M. (1982) Structure of the Acetylcholine Receptor and Specificities of Antibodies to it in Myasthenia Gravis, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease (eds D. Evered and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720721.ch11

Author Information

  1. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, P.O. Box 85800, San Diego, California 92138, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1982

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272796542

Online ISBN: 9780470720721

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Keywords:

  • acetylcholine receptor;
  • antibodies;
  • myasthenia gravis;
  • acetylcholine receptors;
  • acetylcholine-binding sites

Summary

This Chapter Contains Section Title:

  • Structure of the ACh Receptor From Fish Electric Organs

  • Structure of Muscle ACh Receptors

  • Specificities of Antibodies to Receptor in EAMG

  • Specificities of Antibodies to Receptor in MG

  • Reference

  • Discussion

  • Reference