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Study shows how mitochondria drives autoimmune response in lupus.


Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a common autoimmune disorder in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues, it can affect the skin, joints, kidneys, brain, and other organs. Though the initial trigger for the disease remains unknown, it is characterized by a misdirected immune response in people who are genetically susceptible. A normal immune system makes antibodies that

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