Search for dissertations about: "autoantigen"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 58 swedish dissertations containing the word autoantigen.

  1. 1. Pteridine dependent hydroxylases as autoantigens in autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type 1

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Olov Ekwall; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; APS I; alopecia; autoantigen; cDNA; malabsorption; phenylalanine hydroxylase; pteridine; tryptophan hydroxylase; tyrosine hydroxylase; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I (APS) is a monogenous, recessively inherited disease characterised by endocrine and non-endocrine autoimmune manifestations. One fifth of APS I patients suffer from periodic intestinal dysfunction with varying degrees of malabsorbtion, steatorrhea and constipation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Alopecia and vitiligo in autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Håkan Hedstrand; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; APS I; autoantigen; vitiligo; alopecia areata; cDNA-library; immunoscreening; tyrosine hydroxylase; SOX9; SOX10; molecular mimicry; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I (APS I) is a recessively inherited disease caused by mutations in a recently identified gene, AIRE, on human chromosome 21. APS I patients are affected by autoimmune destruction of multiple endocrine glands and other organs as well as ectodermal structures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Autoantigens in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Brita Ardesjö; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Molecular medicine; inflammatory bowel disease; primary sclerosing cholangitis; autoimmunity; autoantigen; goblet cell; Molekylärmedicin;

    Abstract : Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) comprises diseases that are characterized by chronic or relapsing inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is an extraintestinal manifestation in IBD. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clinical and experimental studies of organ-specific autoimmune diseases With special reference to Addison's disease and autoimmune hepatitis : by Gennet Gebre-Medhin

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Gennet Gebre-Medhin; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Addison s Disease; replacement therapy; DHEA; autoimmune hepatitis; APS I; autoantigen; cytochrome P4501A2; aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Organ-specific autoimmunity constitutes a large health problem, where both the clinical management and our understanding of the pathogenetic mechanisms need to improve. Women with Addison's disease have abnormally low levels of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), its sulphate ester (DHEA-S) and androgens relative to age, and many patients complain of physical and mental fatigue and low stress tolerance. READ MORE

  5. 5. The autoantigen H,K-ATPase in atrophic corpus gastritis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jing-Yie Ma; Uppsala universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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