Auto-antibodies

Auto-antibodies

An antibody that is produced in, and reacts with, an antigen in the same person or animal.
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Jack was affected by acute immune mediated haemolytic anaemia (IMHA), a potentially fatal condition in which the body, by way of auto-antibodies, destroys its own red blood cells.
14-3-3eta-related blood tests measure different forms of the protein and their specific auto-antibodies.
19] Risks for the fetus are related to maternal disease activity, presence of auto-antibodies and maternal therapy.
This activation of the thyroid cells through the auto-antibodies results in the typical Graves' disease hyperthyroidism and respective symptoms.
Auto-antibodies present at the age of 2 years strongly predict the type 1 diabetes disease [15].
INCREASED SERUM LEVELS OF ANTI-GANGLIOSIDE M1 AUTO-ANTIBODIES IN AUTISTIC CHILDREN: RELATION TO THE DISEASE SEVERITY.
21] Auto-antibodies directed against GAD lower levels of GABA and raise levels of glutamic acid, [21] and this relative GABA deficiency has been proposed as the basis for the pathophysiology of SPS.
2] presented a study dedicated to evaluating the epitope specificity of auto-antibodies to cTnI (cTnAAbs).
All participated people had been diagnosed with type one diabetes in the past 100 days and had the auto-antibodies which are associated with the condition.
Hashimoto's thyroiditis is characterized by a lymphocyte infiltrate, the presence of thyroid auto-antibodies, and destruction of the thyroid gland.
16) In vitro dissociation of A[beta] from its binding proteins before quantification could facilitate quantification of total A[beta] and A[beta]-specific auto-antibodies in order to differentiate MCI from AD or normal.
The researchers propose that the prolonged presence of IgM-AIM in the blood may contribute to the production of auto-antibodies.