Tag: IgG antibodies

Biomarker, Innovation

Crohn’s disease patients have specific IgG antibodies to human bacterial flagellins

May 5, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Last year, Charles O. Elson, M.D., demonstrated a potential preventive treatment for Crohn’s disease, a form of inflammatory bowel disease. He used a mouse model that included immune-reactive T cells from patients with Crohn’s disease in a flagellin peptide-specific immunotherapy. […]

Innovation, Research

IgG antibodies play unexpected role in atherosclerosis

March 21, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found that type IgG antibodies play an unexpected role in atherosclerosis. A study on mice shows that the antibodies stabilize the plaque that accumulates on the artery walls, which reduces the risk of […]