publication . Other literature type . Article . 2001

Autoimmune disease: why and where it occurs

Philippa Marrack; John Kappler; Brian L. Kotzin;
  • Published: 01 Aug 2001
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Autoimmune disease is controlled by genetic and environmental factors. Both of these affect susceptibility to autoimmunity at three levels: the overall reactivity of the immune system, the specific antigen and its presentation, and the target issue.
free text keywords: General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, General Medicine, Autoimmune disease, medicine.disease, medicine, Autoimmunity, medicine.disease_cause, business.industry, business, Diabetes mellitus, Immune system, Immunology, Antigen
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