Chapter 3. The Immunological Basis of Autoimmune Disease

  1. David Evered and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. I.M. Rott and
  2. L.C. De Carvalho

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720721.ch3

Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease

Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease

How to Cite

Rott, I.M. and De Carvalho, L.C. (1982) The Immunological Basis of Autoimmune Disease, 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.ch3

Author Information

  1. Department of Immunology, Middlesex Hospital Medical School, Arthur Stanley House, 40-50, Tottenham Street, London WIP 9PG, UK

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:

  • atoimmune autoimmune;
  • idiotypy;
  • cell surface antigens;
  • autoimmune thyroiditis;
  • myasthenia gravis

Summary

This Chapter Contains Section Title:

  • The Nature of the Autoimmune Response

  • Self-Reactive Lymphocytes

  • The Role of Antigen

  • Factors Affecting the Generation of Organ-Specific Autoimmunity

  • Pathogenesi

  • Conclusion

  • Reference

  • Discussion

  • Reference