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..T cells from patients with active lupus have evidence for most if not all of the same methylation abnormalities, suggesting that abnormal DNA methylation plays a role in idiopathic human lupus as well. ..
Richardson B, Sawalha A, Ray D, Yung R. Murine models of lupus induced by hypomethylated T cells (DNA hypomethylation and lupusâ€¦). Methods Mol Biol. 2012;900:169-80 pubmed publisher
..This chapter describes the protocols for inducing autoreactivity in murine T cells in vitro and for inducing autoimmunity in vivo using an adoptive transfer approach or transgenic animal models. ..