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Anti-Ku antibodies: Clinical, genetic and diagnostic insights


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#1 Jeannie McClelland

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Posted 25 July 2010 - 03:37 AM

Anti-Ku antibodies: Clinical, genetic and diagnostic insights. Anti-Ku antibodies are reported in various connective tissue diseases and the Ku complex can be responsible for a very strong autoimmune answer in autoimmune disease. It is postulated that these antibodies could be found in 55% overlap polymyositis/systemic sclerosis patients. Belizna C. (PubMed) Autoimmun Rev. 2010 Jun 4. (Also see: Polymyositis and Autoantibodies)

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