Published in Health and Medicine Week, August 15th, 2005
"Thymic abnormalities are present in approximately 80% of myasthenia gravis (MG) patients, and the thymus seems to be the main site of autosensitization to the acetylcholine receptor.
"In view of findings that the innate immune system can generate an autoimmune response, we studied the expression of TLRs 2 to 5, key components of innate immunity signaling pathways, in 37 thymuses from patients with autoimmune MG," wrote P. Bernasconi and colleagues, National Institute of...
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