Peripheral blood memory B cell frequency predicts conversion from clinically isolated syndrome to multiple sclerosis


Aktura S. D. , Yilmaz V. , Ozkan-Yasargun D., Ulusoy C. , Tuzun E. , Turkoglu R.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND RELATED DISORDERS, vol.23, pp.9-14, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.msard.2018.04.015
  • Title of Journal : MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND RELATED DISORDERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.9-14
  • Keywords: Multiple sclerosis, Clinically isolated syndrome, B cell, Peripheral blood, Autoimmunity, BRAIN

Abstract

Background: Starting from the first attack, activated B cells are found in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and are associated with disease activity.