Why is one arm stronger than two arms? IgG4 antibodies in IgG4-related autoimmune pancreatitis.

@article{Mayerle2016WhyIO,
  title={Why is one arm stronger than two arms? IgG4 antibodies in IgG4-related autoimmune pancreatitis.},
  author={Julia V Mayerle and Markus M. Lerch and Andreas Greinacher},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2016},
  volume={65 8},
  pages={1240-1}
}
In this issue, Shiokawa et al recapitulated the approach, previously established in pemphigus vulgaris, of passive transfer of IgG1 and IgG4 purified from patients with autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) type 1 into neonatal Balb/c mice. These patients suffered from IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD). IgG4-RD is a novel clinical entity that includes a growing number… CONTINUE READING