Most people with lupus have in their blood antibodies to DNA that is “native,” i.e., in the state most often found in our cells. DNA contains the information to build and maintain our bodies. Unlike a plan to build a bridge or a building, DNA is not separated from the cells that make up the body: all cells except red blood cells contain it. The DNA also instructs the cells of the immune system, which defends us against invading microorganisms and parasites. Read More
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