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Regulation of Inflammatory Autoimmune Diseases

Handbook of Physiology, The Endocrine System, Coping with the Environment: Neural and Endocrine Mechanisms

  1. Kennichi Dowdell,
  2. Caroline Whitacre

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp070420

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Dowdell, K. and Whitacre, C. 2011. Regulation of Inflammatory Autoimmune Diseases. Comprehensive Physiology. 451–467.

Author Information

  1. Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Neuroscience Program, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Inflammatory Autoimmune Diseases
    • 1.1
      Multiple Sclerosis and Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis
    • 1.2
      Rheumatoid Arthritis, Collagen-Induced Arthritis, and Streptococcal Cell Wall-Induced Arthritis
    • 1.3
      Type I Diabetes and Spontaneous Diabetes in the Nonobese Diabetic Mouse
  • 2
    Factors Regulating Autoimmune Diseases
    • 2.1
      Genetic Predisposition
    • 2.2
      Factors Shaping the T-Cell Repertoire
    • 2.3
      Gender
    • 2.4
      Stress Effects on Autoimmune Disease
  • 3
    The Multifactorial Nature of Autoimmune Disease
  • 4
    Conclusions