The microbiome, HLA, and the pathogenesis of uveitis

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Abstract

An understanding of the microbiome is emerging as an exciting and novel way to elucidate the regulation of the immune system. Since the immune system plays a major role in the pathogenesis of many diseases including most forms of uveitis, it is critical to clarify the relationship between our immune system and the commensal bacteria that coexist in every human being.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalJapanese Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume60
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

Keywords

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • HLA
  • Iritis
  • Microbiome
  • Uveitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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