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Up-to-Date: This is a timely critical review of more than 100 autoantibodies by leading experts in their respective fields, and includes many recent references.
International Experts: The 120 Chapters have been written by the top international cadre of authors who have provided structured, expert contributions.
Comprehensive: A total comprehensive perspective on the processes which induce, inhibit or otherwise affect autoantibodies in humans.
Useful to Researchers and Clinicians: Chapters generally include methods of detection, pathogenic role, factors in pathogenicity and genetics as well as clinical utility with disease associations and frequencies.
The Uses of Autoantibodies. Acetylcholine Receptor Autoantibodies. Actin Autoantibodies.
Affinity and Avidity of Autoantibodies. Alpha-Galactosyl (ANTI-GAL) Autoantibodies. Aminoacyl-tRNA
Histidyl (Jo-1) Synthetase Autoantibodies. Aminoacyl-tRNA (other than Histidyl) Synthetase Autoantibodies. Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Autoantibodies with Specificity for Myeloperoxidase. Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Autoantibodies with
Specificity for Proteinase 3. Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Autoantibodies with Specificity other than PR3 and MPO (X-ANCA). Antinuclear Antibodies. Autoantibodies in Therapeutic Preparations of Human IgG (IVIg). Autoantibodies that Penetrate into Living Cells. Autoantibody Subclasses. &bgr;