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Author Gershwin, M. Eric, 1946- speaker

Title What causes primary biliary cirrhosis? / Eric Gershwin
Published London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (25 min.) : color, sound)
Series Autoimmunity : etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestation and diagnostic methodologies, 2056-452X
Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Autoimmunity : etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestation and diagnostic methodologies
Contents Contents: Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC): pathology and serological characteristics -- Etiology: genetic and environmental factors -- Mitochondrial antigens of PBC -- Do autoreactive T cells play a role in the pathogenesis of PBC? -- How does the immune system initiate the immune response to self intracellular mitochondrial proteins? -- If all cells in the body have mitochondria, why do only bile duct epithelial cells become the target of the self immune system? -- Are anti-mitochondrial autoantibodies the primary or secondary immune response of this disease? -- PBC and the liver are candidates for environmental (chemical) induction of autoimmunity -- Model of what causes PBC -- Treatment
Notes Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration
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Subject Autoimmune Diseases.
Liver Cirrhosis, Biliary.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video