Zouali, Moncef

Molecular Autoimmunity

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Table of contents

Part I.Innate Immunity in Autoimmune Diseases

1. Innate Immunity in Experimental Autoimmune Myocarditis
Ziya Kaya, Noel R. Rose

2. Toll-like Receptor 9 and Autoimmunity
Paul N. Moynagh

3. C-Reactive Protein as a Regulator of Autoimmune Disease
Terry W. Clos, Carolyn Mold

4. NKT Cells and Autoimmune Type 1 Diabetes
Shabbir Hussain, Dalam Ly, Melany Wagner, Terry L. Delovitch

Part II.Genetics of Autoimmune Diseases

5. The Genetics of Human Autoimmune Diseases
Marta E. Alarcón-Riquelme

6. Failure to Maintain T Cell DNA Methylation and Chromatin Structure Contributes to Human Lupus
Donna Ray, Bruce Richardson

7. Complement Components C4A and C4B in Human Lupus
Yan Yang, Erwin K. Chung, Karl Lhotta, Yee Ling Wu, Gloria C. Higgins, Robert M. Rennebohm, Lee A. Hebert, Daniel J. Birmingham, Brad H. Rovin, C. Yung Yu

8. Non-MHC Genetic Polymorphisms with Functional Importance for Human Myasthenia Gravis
Ann Kari Lefvert

Part III.Triggers of the Autoimmune Attack

9. Rheumatic Heart Disease: Molecular Basis of Autoimmune Reactions Leading to Valvular Lesions
Luiza Guilherme, Kellen C. Faé, Jorge Kalil

10. Autoimmunity against Desmogleins in Pemphigus Vulgaris
Christian Veldman, Michael Hertl

11. The Molecular Basis of Celiac Disease
Liesbeth Spaenij-Dekking, Frits Koning

12. Intrathymic Expression of Neuromuscular Acetylcholine Receptors and the Immunopathogenesis of Myasthenia Gravis
Arnold I. Levinson, Yi Zheng, Glen Gaulton, Decheng Song

Part IV.Targets of the Autoimmune Attack

13. Autoantibodies and Nephritis: Different Roads May Lead to Rome
Paola Migliorini, Consuelo Anzilotti, Laura Caponi, Federico Pratesi

14. Estrogen, Interferon-gamma, and Lupus
S. Ansar Ahmed, Ebru Karpuzoglu-Sahin

15. Extent of Regulatory T Cell Influence on Major Histocompatibility Complex Class II Gene Control of Susceptibility in Murine Autoimmune Thyroiditis
Yi-chi M. Kong, Gerald P. Morris, Chella S. David

16. The Role of Autoimmunity in Multiple Sclerosis
Monika Bradl, Hans Lassmann

Part V.Immune Receptor Signaling Pathways

17. Crippled B Lymphocyte Signaling Checkpoints in Systemic Autoimmunity
Moncef Zouali

18. Disrupted T Cell Receptor Signaling Pathways in Systemic Autoimmunity
Ana M. Blasini, Martín A. Rodríguez

19. Immune Cell Signaling and Gene Transcription in Human Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Christina G. Katsiari, George C. Tsokos

20. Accumulation of Self-Antigens in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Koji Yasutomo

Part VI.Immunointervention Strategies

21. B Lymphocyte Depletion Therapy in Autoimmune Disorders: Chasing Trojan Horses
Jonathan C. W. Edwards, Geraldine Cambridge, Maria J. Leandro

22. B Lymphocyte Stimulator (BLyS) and Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases
William Stohl

23. Control and Induction of Autoimmunity by Cytokine and Anti-cytokine Treatments
Pierre Miossec

24. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for the Treatment of Severe Autoimmune Diseases
Alan Tyndall, Paul Hasler

25. Molecular Mimicry in Autoimmune Uveitis: From Pathogenesis to Therapy
Gerhild Wildner, Maria Diedrichs-Moehring, Stephan R. Thurau

26. Molecular Pathogenesis of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome: Toward Novel Therapeutic Targets
Silvia S. Pierangeli, Mariano Vega-Ostertag, Azzudin E. Gharavi, E. Nigel Harris

27. A Novel Approach to the Prevention of Atherosclerosis
Sun-Ah Kang, Marc Monestier

28. Antigen-Specific Regulation of Autoimmunity
Amy E. Juedes, Matthias G. Herrath


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Keywords: TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Biomedical TEC059000

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