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Therapeutic Targeting of B Cells for Rheumatic Autoimmune Diseases.


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#1 CraigR

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Posted 30 March 2011 - 03:36 PM

Therapeutic Targeting of B Cells for Rheumatic Autoimmune Diseases. This article reviews the current knowledge of B-cell biology and pathogenesis as well as the modern therapeutic approaches for rheumatic autoimmune diseases focusing in particular on the targeting of B-cell-specific surface molecules and on the blocking of B-cell activation and survival. Engel P, Pharmacol Rev. 2011 Jan 18. (Also see: Causes of Scleroderma - B cells)

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