Age-associated B cells: are they the key to understanding why autoimmune diseases are more prevalent in women?

@article{Rubtsova2012AgeassociatedBC,
  title={Age-associated B cells: are they the key to understanding why autoimmune diseases are more prevalent in women?},
  author={K. V. Rubtsova and Philippa Marrack and Anatoly V. Rubtsov},
  journal={Expert review of clinical immunology},
  year={2012},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={5-7}
}
The normal function of the immune system is to protect the host against infection. The failure of the immune system to recognize its own cells and tissues as ‘self ’ results in the damage of organs leading to their malfunction and causing auto immune disease. Although each autoimmune disease is unique and leads to the dysfunction of a specific organ or… CONTINUE READING