volume 5, issue 10, Pe13413 2010
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013413
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Abstract: BackgroundInorganic mercury (Hg) induces a T-cell dependent, systemic autoimmune condition (HgIA) where activating Fcγ-receptors (FcγRs) are important for the induction. In this study we examined the influence of activating FcγRs on circulating levels and organ localization of immune complexes (IC) in HgIA.Methods and Principal FindingsMercury treated BALB/c wt mice showed a significant but modest increase of circulating IC (CIC) from day 12 until day 18 and day 35 for IgG2a- and IgG1- CIC, respectively. Mercu…

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