Type I diabetes: Virus infection or autoimmune disease?

DeLisa Fairweather, Noel R. Rose

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What does Coxsackie virus have to do with diabetes? Evidence is emerging that insulin-producing β cells are highly susceptible to acute infection by Coxsackie virus if their production of interferon is inhibited, resulting in diabetes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)338-340
Number of pages3
JournalNature Immunology
Volume3
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002

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Coxsackievirus Infections
Enterovirus
Virus Diseases
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
Interferons
Autoimmune Diseases
Insulin

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  • Immunology

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Type I diabetes : Virus infection or autoimmune disease? / Fairweather, DeLisa; Rose, Noel R.

In: Nature Immunology, Vol. 3, No. 4, 2002, p. 338-340.

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Fairweather, DeLisa ; Rose, Noel R. / Type I diabetes : Virus infection or autoimmune disease?. In: Nature Immunology. 2002 ; Vol. 3, No. 4. pp. 338-340.
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