Example sentences for: immunodominant

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  • For example, administration of GAD65 to young NOD mice has been shown to prevent insulitis and diabetes [ 8 9 ] , apparently via induction of CD4+ regulatory T cells with a T H 2 phenotype [ 10 ] . Similarly, treatment with immunodominant peptides of myelin can prevent or reverse experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), a T H 1-associated inducible "autoimmune" disorder that is widely used as a model for human multiple sclerosis [ 11 12 13 ] .

  • Unfortunately, some synthetic peptides, including some corresponding to immunodominant epitopes (those which cause the biggest part of the immune response) from tumor antigens, only seem to bind MHC class I molecules with medium to low affinity and/or are recognized by specific T cells with relatively low avidity.

  • However, in the thymus a splice variant results in the lack of thymic expression of an immunodominant peptide.

  • In the present study, we show that anti-peptide autoantibodies and fatal anaphylactic reactions can be elicited by immunodominant GAD65 peptides in NOD mice that have been injected with these peptides intraperitoneally in incomplete Freund's adjuvant (IFA), as part of an attempt to induce "tolerance" and prevent the spontaneous development of T1DM.

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