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Does everyone have autoantibody molecules in their blood? do they have a function related to breaking down waste products of cells?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Autoantibodies: Hello, cellular function needs and requires a part of the immune system to rid damaged or diseased cells. So yes we all have this capability within ourselves.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Frequent, but low: Frequent, but low concentrations. Function has not been defined.

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Last updated Oct 9, 2013

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