Myasthenia gravis

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Abstract

Myasthenia gravis is a disorder of neuromuscular transmission that results in skeletal muscle weakness. The affected individual produces antibodies that are directed against their own nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. The circulating antibodies interfere with binding of acetylcholine to the ....

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationxPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages1-5
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Kincaid, A. (2011). Myasthenia gravis. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-5). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008055232-3.60686-5