Identification of alpha-tropomyosin as a target self-antigen in Behçet's syndrome.

@article{Mor2002IdentificationOA,
  title={Identification of alpha-tropomyosin as a target self-antigen in Behçet's syndrome.},
  author={Felix Mor and Abraham Weinberger and Irun R. Cohen},
  journal={European journal of immunology},
  year={2002},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={356-65}
}
Behçet's syndrome is a multi-system inflammatory disease affecting mainly the oral and urogenital mucosa and the uveal tract. The etiology and pathogenesis of Behçet's syndrome are unknown, but autoimmune mechanisms are implicated. We initiated this work to identify self-antigens targeted by patients with Behçet's syndrome. We used patient sera to immuno… CONTINUE READING