MHC and Non-MHC Genetics of Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis

  • T. Olsson
  • I. Dahlman
  • E. Wallström
Part of the Topics in Neuroscience book series (TOPNEURO)


Our present understanding of the ethiopathogenesis of multiple sclerosis (MS) and its experimental models, e.g. various forms of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), includes three cornerstones: (1) autoimmunity to components of the central nervous system (CNS), (2) genetic predisposition, and (3) environmental influences.


Multiple Sclerosis Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein Congenic Strain 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Olsson
    • 1
  • I. Dahlman
    • 1
  • E. Wallström
    • 1
  1. 1.Neuroimmunology Unit, Centre for Molecular Medicine, Department of MedicineKarolinska InstitutetStockholmSweden

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