THE BODY AGAINST ITSELF.

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  • Author(s): Rennie, John
  • Source:
    Scientific American. Dec90, Vol. 263 Issue 6, p106. 10p. 8 Color Photographs, 1 Diagram.
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    • Abstract:
      Focuses on the research regarding the dynamics of the human body's immune system and the development of therapeutic strategies in treating autoimmune diseases. Development of the treatment based on the presumption that some type of cell suppresses the self-reactive cells that cause autoimmune disease; Testing for the method called clonal deletion explanation; Process of deletion. INSET: SUPPRESSION SUPPRESSED?.