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Central nervous system autoimmunity in neuropsychiatric disorders

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The recent history of autoimmune neurology is marked by the discovery of many central nervous system (CNS) antibody-mediated diseases. These disorders are caused by antibodies that target important proteins expressed in the neuronal surface, which are believed to be directly pathogenic. These antibodies are immunoglobulin G (IgG) isotype and, as such, have the potential to cross the placenta during gestation. Foetal exposure to CNS-targeting antibodies could alter developing neuronal circu...

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MSD
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Clinical Neurosciences
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2017-06-27

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