Goblet cell autoantibodies in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and their first-degree relatives.

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis show a familial aggregation. In both diseases, anti-goblet cell autoantibodies (GABs) have been described. The aim of this study was to define the role of GABs in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease. METHODS The study population comprised 61 patients with ulcerative colitis, 76 patients… (More)

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@article{Folwaczny1997GobletCA, title={Goblet cell autoantibodies in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and their first-degree relatives.}, author={Christian Folwaczny and N. Noehl and Katrin Tsch{\"{o}p and Steven P. Endres and Walter Heldwein and Klaus Loeschke and H. J. Fricke}, journal={Gastroenterology}, year={1997}, volume={113 1}, pages={101-6} }