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© 1989

Molecular Mimicry

Cross-Reactivity Between Microbes and Host Proteins as a Cause of Autoimmunity

  • Michael B. A. Oldstone
Conference proceedings

Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 145)

About these proceedings

Introduction

This volume focuses on the evidence for or against molecular mimicry as a cause of autoimmunity. Contributions from recognized experts present their original findings, and the final chapter reviews the overall perspective of molecular mimicry, how to use its principles in clinical investigation and list the conceptual traits by which autoimmune disaese can occur.

Keywords

autoimmune disease autoimmunity bacteria diseases microorganism parasite pathogenesis protein virus

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael B. A. Oldstone
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of ImmunologyScripps Clinic and Research FoundationLa JollaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Molecular Mimicry
  • Book Subtitle Cross-Reactivity Between Microbes and Host Proteins as a Cause of Autoimmunity
  • Editors Michael B.A. Oldstone
  • Series Title Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-74594-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-50929-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-74596-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-74594-2
  • Series ISSN 0070-217X
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VII, 141
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Allergology
    Immunology
    Virology
    Internal Medicine
    Medical Microbiology
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