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autoantigen

[¦ȯd·ō′ant·i·jən]
(immunology)
A tissue within the body which acquires the ability to incite the formation of complementary antibodies.
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Eisenbarth, "Insulin as a primary autoantigen for type 1A diabetes," Clinical and Developmental Immunology, vol.
Wei, "Combination therapy using IL-2/IL-2 monoclonal antibody complexes, rapamycin, and islet autoantigen peptides increases regulatory T cell frequency and protects against spontaneous and induced type 1 diabetes in nonobese diabetic mice," The Journal of Immunology, vol.
Baruah, "Cochlin in autoimmune inner ear disease: is the search for an inner ear autoantigen over?," Auris Nasus Larynx, vol.
The RIG-I-like receptor IFIH1/MDA5 is a dermatomyositis-specific autoantigen identified by the anti-CADM-140 antibody.
Identification of tissue transglutaminase as the autoantigen of celiac disease.
Satoh et al., "RNA helicase encoded by melanoma differentiation-associated gene 5 is a major autoantigen in patients with clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis: association with rapidly progressive interstitial lung disease," Arthritis and Rheumatism, vol.
Notably, a previous study had used an immunoproteomics approach to identify and characterize ENO1 as an autoantigen in liver fibrosis [48].
Therefore, prostatein could be considered an autoantigen that facilitates the perpetuation of inflammation in EAP [38,39].
Analysis of B-cell epitopes of the Ro/SS-A autoantigen. Immunol Today 1999; 20: 234-40.
Atypical autoantigen targets of perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasm antibodies (P-ANCA): specificity and clinical associations.