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

  • noun An endogenous antigen that stimulates the production of autoantibodies, as in an autoimmune reaction.

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  • noun Any antigen that stimulates autoantibodies in the organism that produced it

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  • He was referring to the concept that there was probably one autoantigen or group of antigens from one source that caused the autoimmune diseases listed in that long text.

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  • Once the theory is proven, the research can start in an effort to make autoantigen, autoantibody and target-tissue blocking agents.

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  • A team lead by Josep Dalmau, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, failed to replicate the indirect evidence on autoantibodies against voltage-gated potassium channels in limbic encephalitis so they then sought to find the true target of autoantibodies - known as the autoantigen.

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  • The expanded peptide-specific regulatory cells shut down the autoimmune attack by preventing aggressive autoimmune cells from being stimulated by either the peptide contained in the vaccine or by any other type 1 diabetes autoantigen presented simultaneously on the same antigen presenting cell.

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  • Once the theory is proven, the research can start in an effort to make autoantigen, autoantibody and target-tissue blocking agents.

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  • He was referring to the concept that there was probably one autoantigen or group of antigens from one source that caused the autoimmune diseases listed in that long text.

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  • M. Selak S, Fritzler M. J (2005) Identification of GRASP-1 as a novel 97 kDa autoantigen localized to endosomes.

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  • We are also examining the perilymph of these patients to ascertain whether it is the cytokine microenvironment, or the presence of a unique protein or autoantigen found in perilymph that is inducing differential IL1R2 expression in perilymph from AIED and controls.

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  • We are also examining the perilymph of these patients to ascertain whether it is the cytokine microenvironment, or the presence of a unique protein or autoantigen found in perilymph that is inducing differential IL1R2 expression in perilymph from AIED and controls.

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  • T cel - mediated autoantigen-driven immune reactions have received much attention in conjunction with the observation that autoantibodies (such as the rheumatoid factor and anti-citrulline antibody) may represent important diagnostic tools.

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