TITLE

Type 1 diabetes: virus infection or autoimmune disease?

AUTHOR(S)
Fairweather, DeLisa; Rose, Noel R.
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Nature Immunology;Apr2002, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p338
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the susceptibility of insulin-producing beta cells to acute infection by Coxsackie virus that could result in diabetes. Production of interferon; Virus-mediated cell damage of target organs; Virus-induced autoimmune disease.
ACCESSION #
9431872

 

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