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Environmental factors linked to development of autoimmune diseases


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Posted 08 April 2008 - 06:17 AM

Environmental factors linked to development of autoimmune diseases.

The research focused on a protein called the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR). The research found that stimulation of AhR by environmental factors could be involved in development of autoimmune disease. NewsMedical.net. 03/30/08. (Also see: Autoimmunity)

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