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Contact: Dr. Michael Reth
reth@ie-freiburg.mpg.de
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Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Caption: Mice in which the scientists deactivated the PTP1B protein in B-cells have immune complex deposition (red) in their kidney. The same development could be observed in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Credit: MPI for Immunobiology and Epigenetics/ D. Medgyesi

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