- Analyzing pathogenic (double-stranded (ds) DNA-specific) plasma cells via immunofluorescence microscopyOliver Winter
Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany
Arthritis Res Ther 17:293. 2015..However, the research on dsDNA-specific plasma cells was restricted to the ELISpot technique, with its limitations, as no other attempt for identification of dsDNA-reactive plasma cells had been successful...
- Pathogenic long-lived plasma cells and their survival niches in autoimmunity, malignancy, and allergyOliver Winter
Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charite University Medicine Berlin, 10117 Berlin, Germany
J Immunol 189:5105-11. 2012..In the future, such strategies may enable the specific depletion of pathogenic plasma cells while leaving the protective humoral memory intact...
- Bone marrow of NZB/W mice is the major site for plasma cells resistant to dexamethasone and cyclophosphamide: implications for the treatment of autoimmunityImtiaz M Mumtaz
Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charite University Hospital, Berlin, Germany
J Autoimmun 39:180-8. 2012..Therefore, new strategies targeting autoreactive plasma cell memory should be considered. This could be the key to finding a curative approach to the treatment of chronic inflammatory autoantibody-mediated diseases...