Autoantigen induced clonal expansion in immortalized B cells from the peripheral blood of multiple sclerosis patients

Judith Fraussen, Kathleen Vrolix, Nele Claes, Pilar Martinez-Martinez, Mario Losen, Raymond Hupperts, Bart Van Wijmeersch, Mercedes Espino, Luisa M. Villar, Marc H. De Baets, Piet Stinissen, Veerle Somers*

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6 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-107
JournalJournal of Neuroimmunology
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 15 Aug 2013


  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Clinically isolated syndrome
  • B cell immortalization
  • Complementarity determining region 3
  • Clonal B cell expansion
  • Autoreactivity

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