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Self Tolerance and Microbe Triggered Autoimmunity (T Cell Focus)

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Self Tolerance and Microbe Triggered Autoimmunity (T Cell Focus)

We have been discussing the autoantibodies or anti-idiotype antibodies for a few days. A frequent question asked is "How does the immune system start attacking our own tissues while it was not doing so before the COVID infection, or a Spike protein vaccine?" Let's build our understanding of these mechanisms.

Page 350. Anergy and the role of tissue resident dendritic cells.
Page 350. B cell tolerance. A beautiful mechanism of B cell receptor editing.
Page 351. B cell deletion by an unknown mechanism.
Normal mechanism is B cell anergy in the presence of abundant antigen from all sides of the immature B cell.

Immunologic tolerance is defined as unresponsiveness to an antigen that is induced by exposure to that antigen. The term arose from the experimental observation that animals that had encountered an antigen under particular conditions would not respond to, that is, would tolerate, subsequent exposures to the same antigen.

Abbas, Abul K.; Lichtman, Andrew H.; Pillai, Shiv. Cellular and Molecular Immunology E-Book (p. 337). Elsevier Health Sciences. Kindle Edition. 

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Dr. Mobeen Syed

Mobeen Syed M.D, MS Graduated from King Edward Medical University. Entrepreneur, Medical Educator, CEO and founder of Drbeen corp.

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