alexa Type II collagen autoimmunity in a mouse model of human rheumatoid arthritis.
Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics

Journal of Arthritis

Author(s): Cho YG, Cho ML, Min SY, Kim HY

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Abstract Type II collagen (CII) is expressed exclusively in the joint articular. Although the relationship between anti-CII immunity and human rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been studied for a long time, definitive conclusions have not been reached. CII, as an autoantigen, has been studied extensively in small animal models, such as mice, and the collagen-induced arthritis (CIA) model has increased our understanding of the pathogenesis of human RA. In the present report, we summarize the available information on anti-CII immunity and discuss recent updates regarding pathogenesis in the CIA model, including the role of Th17 cells. This article was published in Autoimmun Rev and referenced in Journal of Arthritis

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