Chapter 31. Chemically Induced Autoimmunity

  1. Prof. Peter J. O'Brien2 and
  2. Prof. W. Robert Bruce3,4
  1. Michael Schiraldi and
  2. Marc Monestier

Published Online: 25 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628100.ch31

Endogenous Toxins: Targets for Disease Treatment and Prevention

Endogenous Toxins: Targets for Disease Treatment and Prevention

How to Cite

Schiraldi, M. and Monestier, M. (2009) Chemically Induced Autoimmunity, in Endogenous Toxins: Targets for Disease Treatment and Prevention (eds P. J. O'Brien and W. R. Bruce), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527628100.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Toronto, Graduate Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Room 1004, College Street 144, Toronto, ON M5S 3M2, Canada

  2. 3

    University of Toronto, Fitz Gerald Building, Room 342, College Street 150, Toronto, ON M5S 3E2, Canada

  3. 4

    University of Toronto, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2E3, Canada

Author Information

  1. Temple University School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, 3400 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323630

Online ISBN: 9783527628100

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Keywords:

  • chemically induced autoimmune disease;
  • drug-induced lupus;
  • immune hemolytic anemia;
  • primary biliary cirrhosis;
  • pristane;
  • phthalate-induced autoimmunity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Human Disease

  • Animal Models of Chemically Induced Autoimmunity

  • Conclusion

  • References