Ageing and autoantibodies

Yaron Tomer, Yehuda Shoenfeld

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Abstract

Immune responsiveness decreases with age, while the production of autoantibodies increases, indicating that these are end results of perturbations in the regulatory mechanisms of the immune system. The effects of ageing on the immune system are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)141-149
Number of pages9
JournalAutoimmunity
Volume1
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Ageing
  • Autoantibodies
  • Autoimmune diseases

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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