Saturday, August 22, 2015

Altered Glycan Theory of Autoimmunity

The Altered Glycan Theory of Autoimmunity


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.

 2015 Feb;57:1-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jaut.2014.12.002. Epub 2015 Jan 9.

Below is a link to the article.  Please take a look!