TITLE

PATHOGENESIS OF PRIMARY BILIARY CIRRHOSIS

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, David E. J.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Gut;Nov2007, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p1615
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on issues concerning the pathogenesis of primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), which is a condition of chronic cholestatic liver disease. It discusses the complexities of the processes contributing to PBC including potential pathogenic factors like environmental factors and genetic factors, the upstream and downstream pathogenic processes, the PBC pathogenetic pathway from a conventional effector cell/target cell immunological paradigm, to name only a few.
ACCESSION #
27560513

 

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