Volume 15 Supplement 1

B cells in autoimmune diseases: Part 2

B cells in autoimmune diseases


The supplement was proposed by the journal and content was developed in consultation with the Editors-in-Chief. Articles have been independently prepared by the authors and have undergone the journal's standard peer review process. Publication of the supplement was supported by Medimmune.

This supplement is being published in two parts. Part 1 can be found at http://arthritis-research.com/supplements/14/S5. Further articles will be added to this supplement later in the year.

  1. Review

    IL-10-producing regulatory B cells (B10 cells) in autoimmune disease

    B cell abnormalities contribute to the development and progress of autoimmune disease.Traditionally, the role of B cells in autoimmune disease was thought to be predominantly limited tothe production of autoan...

    Ioannis Kalampokis, Ayumi Yoshizaki and Thomas F Tedder

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15(Suppl 1):S1

    Published on: 11 February 2013

  2. Review

    B-cell targeted therapeutics in clinical development

    B lymphocytes are the source of humoral immunity and are thus a critical component of the adaptive immune system. However, B cells can also be pathogenic and the origin of disease. Deregulated B-cell function ...

    Stephan Bl├╝ml, Kathleen McKeever, Rachel Ettinger, Josef Smolen and Ronald Herbst

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15(Suppl 1):S4

    Published on: 4 April 2013