Antibodies to P450IID6, SLA, PDH-E2 and BCKD-E2 in Japanese patients with chronic hepatitis.

@article{Nishioka1997AntibodiesTP,
  title={Antibodies to P450IID6, SLA, PDH-E2 and BCKD-E2 in Japanese patients with chronic hepatitis.},
  author={Makiko Nishioka and Syed Ahmed Morshed and Salina Parveen and Ken Kono and Hitoshi Matsuoka and Michael P. Manns},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={12 12},
  pages={862-8}
}
Auto-antibodies specific to various antigens in chronic hepatitis (CH) have been detected but their specificities and implications were uncertain. The aims of the present study were to investigate the frequency and the significance of seropositivity of antibodies to P450IID6 or liver/kidney microsome 1 (LKM1), soluble liver antigen (SLA), pyruvate dehydrogenase (PDH) and branched-chain keto acid dehydrogenase (BCKD) in 188 Japanese patients with different forms of CH by western blot or enzyme… CONTINUE READING