Molecular Mimicry

Known as: Mimicries, Molecular, Mimicry, Molecular, Molecular Mimicries 
The structure of one molecule that imitates or simulates the structure of a different molecule.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
T cells often alloreact with foreign human leukocyte antigens (HLA). Here we showed the LC13 T cell receptor (TCR), selected for… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Virus infections and autoimmune disease have long been linked. These infections often precede the occurrence of inflammation in… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Intracellular concentrations of essential metals are normally maintained within a narrow range, whereas the nonessential metals… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Molecular mimicry is the process by which virus infection activates T cells that are cross-reactive with self antigens. Infection… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), characterised by limb weakness and areflexia, is the prototype of postinfectious autoimmune… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Molecular mimicry has been proposed as a pathogenetic mechanism for autoimmune disease, as well as a probe useful in uncovering… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Viral induction of autoimmunity is thought to occur by either bystander T-cell activation or molecular mimicry. Coxsackie B4… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Viral infection is sometimes associated with the initiation or exacerbation of autoimmune disease, although the underlying… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Four virus proteins similar to two human macrophage inflammatory protein (MIP) chemokines, interleukin-6 (IL-6), and interferon… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Structural similarity between viral T cell epitopes and self-peptides could lead to the induction of an autoaggressive T cell… (More)
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