Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An antibody that reacts with the cells, tissues, or native proteins of the individual in which it is produced.

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  • noun An antibody formed in response to an agent (autoantigen) produced by the organism itself

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  • noun an antibody acting against tissues of the organism that produces it

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Examples

  • Antinuclear/anticytoplasmic antibodies: screening test, specific autoantibody tests, and LE cell preparation

    Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship

  • Characterization of autoantibody activities in sera anti-DNA antibody and circulating immune complexes from 12 systemic lupus erythematosus patients.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Endocrine disruptors environmental estrogens enhance autoantibody production by B1 cells.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • For more on the complexities of predicting who will have the disease based on autoantibody testing in autoimmune diseases in general, please see chapter 5, “The Autoimmune Disease Detectives.”

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Endocrine disruptors environmental estrogens enhance autoantibody production by B1 cells.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Endocrine disruptors environmental estrogens enhance autoantibody production by B1 cells.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • For more on the complexities of predicting who will have the disease based on autoantibody testing in autoimmune diseases in general, please see chapter 5, “The Autoimmune Disease Detectives.”

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • In 2003, they published a landmark study showing that of those servicemen and women who did develop lupus, 88 percent had at least one autoantibody to lupus ten years prior to diagnosis.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Endocrine disruptors environmental estrogens enhance autoantibody production by B1 cells.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • In 2003, they published a landmark study showing that of those servicemen and women who did develop lupus, 88 percent had at least one autoantibody to lupus ten years prior to diagnosis.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

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