Autoimmune disease: Skin deep but complex

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Abstract

The antimicrobial peptide LL37 is essential for normal immune responses to infection or tissue injury. But in the autoimmune skin disorder psoriasis, LL37 propagates disease by forming complexes with host DNA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)551-553
Number of pages3
JournalNature
Volume449
Issue number7162
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 4 2007

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Psoriasis
Autoimmune Diseases
Skin
Peptides
DNA
Wounds and Injuries
Infection

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Autoimmune disease : Skin deep but complex. / Baumgarth, Nicole; Bevins, Charles L.

In: Nature, Vol. 449, No. 7162, 04.10.2007, p. 551-553.

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