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The clinical investigator

, Volume 70, Issue 9, pp 756–765 | Cite as

Molecular mechanisms involved in the etiology and pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases

  • M. Trucco
Molecular Medicine

Keywords

Internal Medicine Molecular Mechanism Autoimmune Disease 
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Abbreviations

MHC

major histocompatibility complex

IDDM

insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

MM/P

MHC molecule/peptide

APC

antigen-presenting cell

IL

interleukin

IFN-γ

γ interferon

V

variable

D

diversity

J

joining

TcR

t-cell receptor

HLA

human leukocyte antigens

ICA

islet cell antibody

GAD

glutamic acid decarboxylase

Asp

aspartic acid

Arg

arginine

OVA

ovalbumin peptide

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Trucco
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Immunogenetics, Department of PediatricsUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Rangos Research Center, Children's HospitalPittsburgh
  2. 2.Rangos Research Center Children's HospitalUniversity of Pittsburgh, School of MedicinePittsburghUSA

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