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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.msard.2018.04.015
  • Journal Name: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND RELATED DISORDERS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.9-14
  • Keywords: Multiple sclerosis, Clinically isolated syndrome, B cell, Peripheral blood, Autoimmunity, BRAIN
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

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