Current Concepts in Autoimmunity and Chronic Inflammation

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ISBN: 978-3-540-29713-0 (Print) 978-3-540-29714-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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    Pages 1-23

    B Cell Tolerance—How to Make It and How to Break It

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    Pages 25-50

    Breaking Ignorance: The Case of the Brain

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    Pages 51-66

    Naturally Arising Foxp3-Expressing CD25+CD4+ Regulatory T Cells in Self-Tolerance and Autoimmune Disease

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    Pages 67-88

    Sex Hormones and SLE: Influencing the Fate of Autoreactive B Cells

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    Pages 89-104

    Innate (Over)immunity and Adaptive Autoimmune Disease

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    Pages 105-125

    Can Unresolved Infection Precipitate Autoimmune Disease?

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    Pages 127-160

    The Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases: Inborn Errors of the Innate Immune System

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    Pages 161-176

    Inefficient Clearance of Dying Cells and Autoreactivity

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    Pages 177-194

    The Importance of T Cell Interactions with Macrophages in Rheumatoid Cytokine Production

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    Pages 195-211

    T Cell Activation as Starter and Motor of Rheumatic Inflammation

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    Pages 213-240

    Signalling Pathways in B Cells: Implications for Autoimmunity

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    Pages 241-257

    Immunological Memory Stabilizing Autoreactivity

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    Pages 259-276

    Genetics of Autoimmune Diseases: A Multistep Process