In this article we put forth the Glycan Theory of Autoimmunity, which states that each autoimmune disease will have a unique glycan signature. We also review how glycans are important components of the immune system and how they bestow effector function to a variety of molecules.
J Autoimmun. 2015 Feb;57:1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jaut.2014.12.002. Epub 2015 Jan 9.
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