Autostimulatory factor produced by B-cell lines from patients with Sjögren's syndrome.

@article{Takei1989AutostimulatoryFP,
  title={Autostimulatory factor produced by B-cell lines from patients with Sj{\"o}gren's syndrome.},
  author={Masami Takei and Hoa Dang and M J Dauphin{\'e}e and Norman Talal},
  journal={Journal of autoimmunity},
  year={1989},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={433-8}
}
Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is an autoimmune disease with a predisposition to transform into a B-cell lymphoma. Stable B-cell lines were established (without exogenous stimulation other than fetal bovine serum) from the peripheral blood of three SS patients. These cell lines secreted immunoglobulin (either IgG, IgM or both) and expressed cytoplasmic… CONTINUE READING