The Autoimmune Diseases

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Noel R. Rose, Ian R. Mackay
Academic Press, 1998 - Medical - 895 pages
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Since the First Edition of The Autoimmune Diseases was published in 1985, interest as well as knowledge about autoimmune diseases has greatly increased. This edition incorporates new material and combines the basic aspects of autoimmunity with discussion of specific autoimmune diseases in humans. It discusses the biological basis of disease at genetic, molecular, cellular, and epidemiologic levels. In addition to a comprehensive discussion of various autoimmune diseases and organ systems, the editors also cover the role of autoimmunity in cancer, AIDS, and aging.

Key Features
* Provides comprehensive discussions of all autoimmune diseases and organ systems
* Offers "bench to bedside" coverage of autoimmunity for both clinicians and research scientists
* Discusses the biological basis of disease at genetic, molecular, cellular, and epidemiologic levels
* Examines the environmental determinants of autoimmune disease
* Examines the association between autoimmunity and aging, cancer, and AIDS

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Network of Cytokines Rather Than Network
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Transgenic Models of Peripheral TCell
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Rose-Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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