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A false sense of non-self

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A drug used for HIV treatment can alter the set of antigens that activates T cells of the immune system, thereby triggering life-threatening reactions against the body's own proteins. See Letter p.554

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  1. Ellis L. Reinherz is in the Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.

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