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August 2007

Volume 1109 Autoimmunity, Part A Basic Principles and New Diagnostic Tools

Pages xv–xviii, 1–562

  1. Foreword

    1. Top of page
    2. Foreword
    3. Part I. New Principles of Autoimmunity
    4. Part II. New Tools in Diagnosis
    5. Index of Contributors
    1. Foreword (pages xv–xviii)

      M. Eric Gershwin and Yehuda Shoenfeld

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.000

  2. Part I. New Principles of Autoimmunity

    1. Top of page
    2. Foreword
    3. Part I. New Principles of Autoimmunity
    4. Part II. New Tools in Diagnosis
    5. Index of Contributors
    1. The Nature and Nurture of Common Autoimmunity (pages 1–8)

      JOHN CASTIBLANCO and JUAN-MANUEL ANAYA

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.001

    2. Designed Ankyrin Repeat Proteins as Anti-Idiotypic-Binding Molecules (pages 9–18)

      MONIQUE VOGEL, ELSBETH KELLER-GAUTSCHI, MICHAEL J. BAUMANN, PATRICK AMSTUTZ, CHRISTINE RUF, FRANZ KRICEK and BEDA M. STADLER

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.002

    3. SLAM-Associated Protein Solves a Mystery of Autoimmunity (pages 19–30)

      SHIGEMASA SAWADA, MASAMI TAKEI, TETSUYOSI ISHIWATA, HIDETAKA SHIRAIWA, HIROTAKE INOMATA and TAKAMASA NOZAKI

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.003

    4. Standardization of Autoimmune Diagnostics in Germany : Activities of the German Group in the European Autoimmune Standardization Initiative (pages 31–36)

      ULRICH SACK, KARSTEN CONRAD, ELENA CSERNOK, INGRID FRANK, MICHAEL HAASS, THORSTEN KRIEGER, MICHAEL SEYFARTH, UDO SCHLOSSER, REINHOLD E. SCHMIDT and TORSTEN WITTE

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.004

    5. Autoimmunity and Time Entanglement (pages 37–39)

      JUAN I. POO, PABLO I. MARTIN and ENRIQUE REWALD

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.005

    6. The Pro- and Anti-Inflammatory Potential of Interleukin-12 (pages 40–46)

      HYUN-DONG CHANG and ANDREAS RADBRUCH

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.006

    7. NKG2D and Natural Cytotoxicity Receptors Are Involved in Natural Killer Cell Interaction with Self-Antigen Presenting Cells and Stromal Cells (pages 47–57)

      ALESSANDRO POGGI, CLAUDIA PREVOSTO, MARTA ZANCOLLI, PAOLO CANEVALI, ALESSANDRA MUSSO and MARIA RAFFAELLA ZOCCHI

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.007

    8. Immune Complex Pathophysiology (pages 66–83)

      URS E. NYDEGGER

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.009

    9. Immunodeficiency and Autoimmune Phenomena in Female Hyper-IgM Syndrome (pages 106–108)

      ALESSANDRA MELEGARI, MARIA TERESA MASCIA, GILDA SANDRI and ANNA CARBONIERI

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.012

    10. Alterations of Th1/Th2 Reactivity by Heavy Metals : Possible Consequences Include Induction of Autoimmune Diseases (pages 129–137)

      NASR Y. A. HEMDAN, FRANK EMMRICH, SONYA FABER, JOERG LEHMANN and ULRICH SACK

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.015

    11. EASI—The European Autoimmunity Standardisation Initiative : A New Initiative that Can Contribute to Agreed Diagnostic Models of Diagnosing Autoimmune Disorders throughout Europe (pages 138–144)

      YEHUDA SHOENFELD, RICARD CERVERA, MICHAEL HAASS, CEES KALLENBERG, MUNTHER KHAMASHTA, PIERLUIGI MERONI, JEAN-CHARLES PIETTE, REINHOLD SCHMIDT and ALLAN WIIK

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.016

    12. Effector Memory CD8+ T Cells Are Resistant to Apoptosis (pages 145–150)

      SUDHIR GUPTA and SASTRY GOLLAPUDI

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.017

    13. Two-Step Mechanism of Virus-induced Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (pages 151–157)

      JEAN-PAUL COUTELIER, LAURENT DETALLE, ANDREI MUSAJI, MORY MEITE and SHOZO IZUI

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.018

  3. Part II. New Tools in Diagnosis

    1. Top of page
    2. Foreword
    3. Part I. New Principles of Autoimmunity
    4. Part II. New Tools in Diagnosis
    5. Index of Contributors
    1. Screening of Endothelial Expression Libraries for the Identification of Novel Autoantigens Involved in Distinct Autoimmune Diseases Characterized by Endothelial Dysfunction (pages 178–184)

      PAOLA MARGUTTI, FEDERICA DELUNARDO, TANIA COLASANTI, ETTORE PIRO, ELISABETTA PROFUMO, RACHELE RIGANÒ, ALESSANDRA SIRACUSANO, BRIGITTA BUTTARI, FABRIZIO CONTI, CRISTIANO ALESSANDRI, ANTONELLA CAPOZZI, MAURIZIO SORICE and ELENA ORTONA

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.021

    2. Diagnosing Diseases by Measurement of Electrical Skin Impedance : A Novel Technique (pages 185–192)

      RONY WEITZEN, NAVA EPSTEIN, YEHUDA SHOENFELD and EYAL ZIMLICHMAN

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.022

    3. Antigen Preparation for Immunological Studies in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases (pages 193–202)

      SANDRA ZAMPIERI, ANNA GHIRARDELLO, KATIA ROSSINI, LUCA IACCARINO, NICOLA BASSI, FABIOLA ATZENI, PIERCARLO SARZI-PUTTINI and ANDREA DORIA

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.023

    4. Comparison of Two ELISA Assays for Anti-Sp100 Determination (pages 203–211)

      JOSÉ MANUEL LUCENA, MARCOS MONTES CANO, JOSÉ LUIS CARO, NIEVES RESPALDIZA, ANTONIA ALVAREZ, JULIO SÁNCHEZ-ROMÁN, ANTONIO NÚÑEZ-ROLDÁN and INGEBORG WICHMANN

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.024

    5. Diagnostic Accuracy of IgA Anti-Tissue Transglutaminase Antibody Assays in Celiac Disease Patients with Selective IgA Deficiency (pages 212–220)

      D. VILLALTA, M. G. ALESSIO, M. TAMPOIA, E. TONUTTI, I. BRUSCA, M. BAGNASCO, G. PESCE and N. BIZZARO

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.025

    6. Antitopoisomerase 1 Antibodies in Systemic Sclerosis : How to Improve the Detection? (pages 221–228)

      MATHIEU C. TAMBY, GUILLAUME BUSSONE and LUC MOUTHON

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.026

    7. The Effect of Open Heart Surgery on Tuberculin Skin Test Reactivity (pages 229–234)

      MICHAL STEIN, BATIA SELA-RAZON, ILAN LINDER and ELI SOMEKH

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.027

    8. Reliability of Control Skin Tests with Common Antigens in Children Undergoing Tuberculin Skin Test (pages 235–239)

      MICHAL STEIN, BATIA SELA-RAZON, YESHAYAOU KLETER and ELI SOMEKH

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.028

    9. ENA Screen Chemiluminescence Immunoassay : A Random Access Method in Autoimmunology (pages 240–244)

      S. SIGNORINI, I. KUTSCHERA, F. CAPUANO and L. LATTUADA

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.029

    10. A New Line Immunoassay for the Multiparametric Detection of Antiganglioside Autoantibodies in Patients with Autoimmune Peripheral Neuropathies (pages 256–264)

      KARSTEN CONRAD, HAUKE SCHNEIDER, TJALF ZIEMSSEN, THOMAS TALASKA, DIRK REINHOLD, RENE-LOUIS HUMBEL and DIRK ROGGENBUCK

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.031

    11. Lipocalin-2, TWEAK, and Other Cytokines as Urinary Biomarkers for Lupus Nephritis (pages 265–274)

      NOA SCHWARTZ, JENNIFER S. MICHAELSON and CHAIM PUTTERMAN

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.032

    12. Predictive Value of Antibodies to Citrullinated Peptides and Rheumatoid Factors in Anti-TNF-α Treated Patients (pages 287–295)

      FRANCESCA BOBBIO-PALLAVICINI, ROBERTO CAPORALI, CLAUDIA ALPINI, REMIGIO MORATTI and CARLOMAURIZIO MONTECUCCO

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.034

    13. Redox-Reactive Autoantibodies in Cerebrospinal Fluids (pages 296–302)

      JOHN A. McINTYRE, RONALD L. HAMILTON and STEVEN T. DeKOSKY

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.035

    14. Serological and Clinical Characterization of Anti-dsDNA and Anti-PM/Scl Double-Positive Patients (pages 311–321)

      M. MAHLER, E. L. GREIDINGER, M. SZMYRKA, A. KROMMINGA and M. J. FRITZLER

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.037

    15. Performance of Antinuclear Antibody Connective Tissue Disease Screen (pages 322–329)

      MARCOS LÓPEZ-HOYOS, VICENTE RODRÍGUEZ-VALVERDE and VICTOR MARTINEZ-TABOADA

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.038

    16. Multiplex Assays to Diagnose Celiac Disease (pages 330–337)

      IVO LOCHMAN, PETER MARTIS, RUFUS W. BURLINGAME and ALEXANDRA LOCHMANOVÁ

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.039

    17. Could Serum Antibody to Poly(ADP-Ribose) and/or Histone H1 Be Marker for Senile Dementia of Alzheimer Type? (pages 338–344)

      YOSHIYUKI KANAI, HIROYASU AKATSU, HIDEKI IIZUKA and CHIKAO MORIMOTO

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.040

    18. Identification by Proteomic Tool of Atypical Anti-Liver/Kidney Microsome Autoantibodies Targets in de Novo Autoimmune Hepatitis after Liver Transplantation (pages 345–357)

      STÉPHANIE HUGUET, JOELLE VINH, CATHERINE JOHANET, DIDIER SAMUEL, MICHÈLE GIGOU, OANA ZAMFIR, JEAN-CHARLES DUCLOS-VALLÉE and ERIC BALLOT

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.041

    19. Automatic Analysis of Immunofluorescence Patterns of HEp-2 Cells (pages 358–371)

      RICO HIEMANN, NADJA HILGER, JÖRG MICHEL, JÖRG NITSCHKE, ALEXANDER BÖHM, URSULA ANDERER, MARTIN WEIGERT and ULRICH SACK

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.042

    20. Novel Biomarkers in Autoimmune Diseases : Prolactin, Ferritin, Vitamin D, and TPA Levels in Autoimmune Diseases (pages 385–400)

      HEDI ORBACH, GISELE ZANDMAN-GODDARD, HOWARD AMITAL, VIVIAN BARAK, ZOLTAN SZEKANECZ, GABRIELLA SZUCS, KATALIN DANKO, ENDRE NAGY, TUNDE CSEPANY, JOZELIO F. CARVALHO, ANDREA DORIA and YEHUDA SHOENFELD

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.044

    21. Evaluation of Current Methods for the Measurement of Serum Anti–Double-Stranded DNA Antibodies (pages 401–406)

      ANNA GHIRARDELLO, DANILO VILLALTA, GABRIELLA MOROZZI, ANTONELLA AFELTRA, MAURO GALEAZZI, ROBERTO GERLI, ALESSANDRO MATHIEU, PIER LUIGI MERONI, PAOLA MIGLIORINI, ANTONELLA RADICE, VALERIA RICCIERI, AMELIA RUFFATTI, GIAN DOMENICO SEBASTIANI, ANGELA TINCANI, ANDREA DORIA and ON BEHALF OF FIRMA GROUP

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.045

    22. Evaluation of the LIAISON ANA Screen Assay for Antinuclear Antibody Testing in Autoimmune Diseases (pages 407–413)

      P. GHILLANI, A. M. ROUQUETTE, C. DESGRUELLES, N. HAUGUEL, C. LE PENDEVEN, J. C. PIETTE and L. MUSSET

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.046

    23. Clinical Significance of Anti-Histidyl-tRNA Synthetase (Jo1) Autoantibodies (pages 414–420)

      EMELINE GOMARD-MENNESSON, NICOLE FABIEN, JEAN-FRANCOIS CORDIER, JACQUES NINET, JACQUES TEBIB and HUGUES ROUSSET

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.047

    24. Antinucleosome Antibodies and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (pages 421–428)

      NURŞEN DÜZGÜN, MEHMET ŞAHIN, YASEMIN GENÇ and HÜSEYIN TUTKAK

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.048

    25. Protein Expression Profile of Celiac Disease Patient with Aberrant T Cell by Two-dimensional Difference Gel Electrophoresis (pages 429–440)

      VALLI De RE, MARIA PAOLA SIMULA, LAURA CAGGIARI, NICOLETTA ORTZ, MICHELE SPINA, ALESSANDRO Da PONTE, LEANDRO De APPOLONIA, RICCARDO DOLCETTI, VINCENZO CANZONIERI and RENATO CANNIZZARO

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.049

    26. Evaluation of the FIDIS Vasculitis Multiplex Immunoassay for Diagnosis and Follow-up of ANCA-Associated Vasculitis and Goodpasture's Disease (pages 454–463)

      J. DAMOISEAUX, M. VAESSEN, Y. KNAPEN, E. CSERNOK, C. A. STEGEMAN, P. VAN PAASSEN and J. W. COHEN TERVAERT

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.051

    27. Identification of Histidine-Rich Glycoprotein, a Potential Autoantigen, in Human and Rat Brain Preparations (pages 473–483)

      CATRIN BALL-ROSEN, HAGIT PRIMAK-RUBINOVICZ, AMOS D. KORCZYN, NINGSHAN WANG, ADEL FARCHI, SARA SHAVIT, YEHUDA SHOENFELD and JOAB CHAPMAN

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.053

    28. An Analysis of Experimental Conditions Influencing the Anti-β2-Glycoprotein I ELISA Assay Results (pages 484–492)

      ANNA CAVAZZANA, AMELIA RUFFATTI, MARTA TONELLO, MARIA BORTOLATI, PHILIPPE De MOERLOOSE and GUIDO REBER

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.054

    29. Development of Automated Assays for Anticardiolipin Antibodies Determination: Addressing Antigen and Standardization Issues (pages 493–502)

      FRANCESCO CAPUANO, VALENTINA GRASSO, LUCA BELFORTE, LUCA PALLAVICINI, ANGELA TINCANI, LAURA ANDREOLI and FABRIZIO BONELLI

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.055

    30. Biological and Clinical Relevance of Anti-Prothrombin Antibodies (pages 503–510)

      ANNA GHIRARDELLO, NICOLA BIZZARO, SANDRA ZAMPIERI, LUCA IACCARINO, NICOLA BASSI, RENATO TOZZOLI, AMELIA RUFFATTI, DANILO VILLALTA, ELIO TONUTTI and ANDREA DORIA

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.056

    31. Characterization of Autoantibodies against Components of the Nuclear Pore Complexes : High Frequency of Anti-p62 Nucleoporin Antibodies (pages 519–530)

      JÓZEFA WĘSIERSKA-GĄDEK, ANNA KLIMA, OXANA KOMINA, CARMEN RANFTLER, PIETRO INVERNIZZI and EDWARD PENNER

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.058

    32. Anti-Cardiolipin and Anti-β2-Glycoprotein I Antibodies : Performance of New Commercial ELISA Kits (pages 531–537)

      LAURA ANDREOLI, FABIO MALACARNE, ANGELA CERIBELLI, IRIS KUTSCHERA and ANGELA TINCANI

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.059

    33. A Combined SDS-PAGE and Proteomics Approach to Identify Target Autoantigens in Healthy Individuals and Patients with Autoimmune Diseases (pages 538–549)

      PHILIPPE GUILPAIN, AMÉLIE SERVETTAZ, MATHIEU C. TAMBY, YOURI CHANSEAUD, NICOLAS TAMAS, PALOMA GARCIA de la PENA-LEFEBVRE, CÉDRIC BROUSSARD, LOÏC GUILLEVIN, LUC CAMOIN and LUC MOUTHON

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.060

    34. Anti-Vitamin D, Vitamin D in SLE : Preliminary Results (pages 550–557)

      JOZÉLIO FREIRE CARVALHO, MIRI BLANK, EMESE KISS, TUNDE TARR, HOWARD AMITAL and YEHUDA SHOENFELD

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1398.061

  4. Index of Contributors

    1. Top of page
    2. Foreword
    3. Part I. New Principles of Autoimmunity
    4. Part II. New Tools in Diagnosis
    5. Index of Contributors
    1. Index of Contributors (pages 559–562)

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2007 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1422.auindex_1

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