HLA-DQ8 as an Ir gene in coeliac disease

Lundin, K.E.A.
January 2003
Gut;Jan2003, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p7
Academic Journal
Reports on the immunogenicity of DQ8 restricted gliadin peptide in the intestinal mucosa of HLA-DQ8 positive patients, representing the first demonstration that a given peptide may be of pathogenic significance only for a subset of coeliacs. Excellence of coeliac disease as a model for dissecting human immunological disease.


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