Antibodies are produced by T lymphocytes. There are different types of antibodies and each lymphocyte can only produce one type. In autoimmune diseases, the immune system is not able to differentiate what belongs to the body or not, so it creates antibodies to attack the body's own tissues.
Production of autoantibodies in autoimmune disease
By Dr. Joel G. Brasch (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador (embryologist) and Marie Tusseau (babygest staff).
Last Update: 04/11/2019