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      Review of Toxins Associated with Autoimmune Diseases

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            Abstract

            Aim of this article is to review the literature about the toxins that might be involved in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases. Almost 70% of all autoimmune diseases are caused by environmental factors, including toxic chemicals. Genetic factors contribute to approximately 30% of all autoimmune diseases.

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            21 October 2021
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            [1 ] Clinical pharmacology and toxicology, University Hospital Center, Soltanska 1, 21000 Split, Croatia
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            10.14293/S2199-1006.1.SOR-.PPMAW3U.v1
            6f8d457d-1626-4991-90fd-62636dd7ed5c

            This work has been published open access under Creative Commons Attribution License CC BY 4.0 , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Conditions, terms of use and publishing policy can be found at www.scienceopen.com .


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            autoimmunity,toxicology,toxins,immunology

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