Molecular Mimicry: Infection-Inducing Autoimmune Disease

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ISBN: 978-3-540-25597-0 (Print) 978-3-540-30791-4 (Online)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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    Pages 1-17

    Molecular Mimicry, Microbial Infection, and Autoimmune Disease: Evolution of the Concept

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    Pages 19-37

    The Structural Interactions Between T Cell Receptors and MHC-Peptide Complexes Place Physical Limits on Self-Nonself Discrimination

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    Pages 39-53

    A Virus-Induced Molecular Mimicry Model of Multiple Sclerosis

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    Pages 55-63

    Suppression of Autoimmunity via Microbial Mimics of Altered Peptide Ligands

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    Pages 65-87

    Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms, Pathogenesis, and Treatment of Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Obtained Through Study of a Transgenic Model of Molecular Mimicry

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    Pages 89-123

    Trypanosoma cruzi-Induced Molecular Mimicry and Chagas’ Disease

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    Pages 125-136

    HTLV-1 Induced Molecular Mimicry in Neurological Disease

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    Pages 137-151

    Molecular Mimicry: Anti-DNA Antibodies Bind Microbial and Nonnucleic Acid Self-Antigens

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    Pages 153-163

    Chlamydia and Antigenic Mimicry