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Edited by Wahid Ali Khan

King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia

Lupus is a new book that will serve as perfect update to lupus for all those who are studying/working at different levels starting from graduate students up to senior investigators. This book provides a comprehensive guide to the latest issues and new developments in the field of lupus. The contents are based on different authors extensive research experience in lupus whether for basic or clinical specialties. Divided into four sections, each one covers the basic concept that will be equally valuable both for the expert and for those who are beginners in this field.

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LupusEdited by Wahid Ali Khan

Published: May 31st 2017

DOI: 10.5772/65819

ISBN: 978-953-51-3180-9

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3179-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4816-6

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

11603 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

16 Web of Science Citations

34 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - Different Predisposing Factors

By Wahid Ali Khan


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2. Introduction and Physiology of Lupus

By Gaffar Sarwar Zaman


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3. Catalytic Antibodies in Norm and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By Georgy A. Nevinsky


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4. Elimination of Nucleoproteins in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Antinuclear Autoantibodies Production

By Andrei S. Trofimenko


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5. T Regulatory Cells in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Current Knowledge and Future Prospects

By Konstantinos Tselios, Alexandros Sarantopoulos, Ioannis Gkougkourelas and Panagiota Boura


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6. Accelerated Atherosclerosis in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and the Role of Selected Adipocytokines in This Process

By Eugeniusz Hrycek, Iwona Banasiewicz‐Szkróbka, Aleksander Żurakowski, Paweł Buszman and Antoni Hrycek


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7. Idiopathic Osteonecrosis and Atypical Femoral Fracture in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By Takeshi Kuroda and Hiroe Sato


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8. Diet and Microbes in the Pathogenesis of Lupus

By Xin M. Luo, Michael R. Edwards, Christopher M. Reilly, Qinghui Mu and S. Ansar Ahmed


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