Pathogenic mechanisms of disease in myositis: autoantigens as clues

Zoe E Betteridge, Harsha Gunawardena, Neil J McHugh

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Abstract

There are now a number of models indicating roles of autoantigens in disease pathogenesis. Our increased understanding of the autoantigenic properties of these targeted proteins will help to determine the mechanisms involved in the initiation and propagation of myositis. In turn, these findings may lead to therapeutic advances including the development of more targeted treatments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)604-9
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Rheumatology
Volume21
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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