Autoimmunity

Autoimmunity is a process by which the immune system reacts against the body's own tissues. Chronic and/or excessive autoimmune responses can result in autoimmune diseases.

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    Nature Immunology’s 20th anniversary is a good opportunity to reminisce about the ImmGen collective endeavor — its goals, successes and horror stories — and the group’s exploration of various modes of scientific publishing.

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    • , Maxim N. Artyomov
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    •  & Caroline Ziemkiewicz
    Nature Immunology 21, 700-703
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    Emerging reports show that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection precedes the appearance of various autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases, including paediatric inflammatory multisystemic syndrome (PIMS) or multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), thus adding to the growing mystery of this virus and raising questions about the nature of its link with autoimmune and autoinflammatory sequelae.

    • Caroline Galeotti
    •  & Jagadeesh Bayry