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Autoantibodies in neuromuscular autoimmune disorders.

Abstract:

Partly because they are vital but vulnerable, neuromuscular receptors/ion channels are frequently the focus of attack in autoimmune diseases. With such well defined targets and patient subgroups, and with such clear antibody-mediated pathogeneses, these diseases offer excellent scope for highly specific diagnostic tests, which already help to point patients towards optimal treatments. This review focuses on the autoantibodies and their detection, and briefly considers prospects for novel ther...

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10.1586/1744666x.2.2.293

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Expert review of clinical immunology
Volume:
2
Issue:
2
Pages:
293-307
Publication date:
2006-03-05
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EISSN:
1744-8409
ISSN:
1744-666X
URN:
uuid:f07b3591-3d96-4ad7-88d9-af6004ffcd5a
Source identifiers:
242132
Local pid:
pubs:242132
Language:
English

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