Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1 (APS-1) as a model for understanding autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 2 (APS-2).

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Autoimmune polyendocrine syndromes type 1 and 2 (APS-1 and APS-2) are diverse in regards to their component diseases and immunologic features of pathogenesis. Animal models and human studies highlight the importance of alleles of HLA (human leukocyte antigen)-like molecules determining tissue specific targeting that with the loss of tolerance leads to organ… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2796.2009.02091.x

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