Positive selection for autoimmunity

Syamal K. Datta*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Negative selection of developing t cells in the thymus is not the only mechanism by which central tolerance to self antigens is acquired. Alternative possibilities are demonstrated in a new model of autoimmune disease (pages 298-305).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)259-261
Number of pages3
JournalNature Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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