Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Autoimmune Disorders

Pathogenetic Aspects

The present edition entitled "Autoimmune disorders - Pathogenetic aspects" aims to present the current available evidence of etiopathogenetic insights of both systemic and organ specific autoimmune disorders, the crossover interactions among autoimmunity, cardiovascular morbidity and malignancy as well as novel findings in the exciting fields of osteoimmunology and immunology of pregnancy.

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Autoimmune DisordersPathogenetic AspectsEdited by Clio Mavragani

Published: October 26th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/802

ISBN: 978-953-307-643-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6537-8

Copyright year: 2011

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52363 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

24 Web of Science Citations

29 Dimensions Citations

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1. Autoimmune Diseases: The Role of Environment and Gene Interactions

By Wellington K. Ayensu, Emmanuel O. Keku, Raphael D. Isokpehi, Ibrahim O. Farah, Chris A. Arthur and Sophia S. Leggett

2274

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2. IRF-5 - A New Link to Autoimmune Diseases

By Sujayita Roy and Paula M. Pitha

1863

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3. SLAM Family Receptors and Autoimmunity

By Jordi Sintes, Ricardo Bastos and Pablo Engel

3109

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4. HLA and Citrullinated Peptides in Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Iñaki Álvarez

1993

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5. Cell Surface Glycans at SLE – Changes During Cells Death, Utilization for Disease Detection and Molecular Mechanism Underlying Their Modification

By Bilyy Rostyslav, Tomin Andriy, Yaroslav Tolstyak, Havrylyuk Anna, Chopyak Valentina, Kit Yuriy and Stoika Rostyslav

1478

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6. Regulatory T Cell Deficiency in Systemic Autoimmune Disorders – Causal Relationship and Underlying Immunological Mechanisms

By Fang-Ping Huang and Susanne Sattler

1816

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7. Postinfectious Autoimmune Syndrome as a Key Factor in Chronization of the Infectious Disease

By Natalia Cherepahina, Murat Agirov, Jamilyia Tabaksoeva, Kusum Ahmedilova and Sergey Suchkov

2059

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8. Contribution of Peroxynitrite, a Reactive Nitrogen Species, in the Pathogenesis of Autoimmunity

By Rizwan Ahmad and Haseeb Ahsan

1832

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9. Immunological Effects of Silica and Related Dysregulation of Autoimmunity

By Naoko Kumagai, Hiroaki Hayashi, Megumi Maeda, Yoshie Miura, Hidenori Matsuzaki, Suni Lee, Yasumitsu Nishimura, Wataru Fujimoto and Takemi Otsuki

1635

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10. Tolerance and Autoimmunity in Type 1 Diabetes

By Valentina Di Caro, Nick Giannoukakis and Massimo Trucco

2054

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11. Immunogenetics of Type 1 Diabetes

By Rajni Rani

2001

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12. Graves’ Disease - The Interaction of Lymphocytes and Thyroid Cells

By Ben-Skowronek Iwona

3460

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13. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis – Interactions of Lymphocytes, Thyroid Cells and Fibroblasts

By Ben-Skowronek Iwona

3821

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14. Autoimmunity in Vitiligo

By E. Helen Kemp, Sherif Emhemad, David J. Gawkrodger and Anthony P. Weetman

3863

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15. Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Systemic Autoimmune Disorders

By Giannelou M., Gravani F., Papadaki I., Ioakeimidis D. and Mavragani C.P.

2301

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16. Chronic Periaortitis as a Systemic Autoimmune Disease

By Chang-Hee Suh

2988

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17. Endothelial Progenitor Cells: New Targets to Control Autoimmune Disorders

By Sarah L. Brice, Andrew J. Sakko, Pravin Hissaria and Claudine S. Bonder

1708

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18. Autoimmune Disorders and Lymphomas

By Dolcetti R., Ponzoni M., Mappa S. and Ferreri A.J.M.

3931

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19. A Possible Link Between Autoimmunity and Cancer

By Erika Cristaldi, Giulia Malaguarnera, Alessandra Rando and Mariano Malaguarnera

2884

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20. Mechanism of Autoimmunity in Pregnancy - The Good and the Bad

By Lotti Tajouri, Ekua W. Brenu, Donald R. Staines and Sonya M. Marshall-Gradisnik

1865

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21. T Lymphocyte Characteristics and Immune Tolerance During Human Pregnancy

By Gergely Toldi, András Treszl and Barna Vásárhelyi

1925

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22. Osteoimmunology and Cancer - Clinical Implications

By Evangelos Terpos, Maria Gkotzamanidou, Dimitrios Christoulas and Meletios A. Dimopoulos

1515

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