Figure 3.

Host defense versus autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases. Model representing the counterbalanced effect of host defense against pathogens on the one hand, and the deleterious effects of an exaggerated immune response in autoimmune and autoinflammatory disease on the other hand.

Casals et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:202   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-202
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