Full Essay Topic; Describe the two major types of autoantibodies (rheumatoid factor (RF) and anti-citrullinated peptide antibodies (ACPA)) that are observed in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. For both types of autoantibodies, also discuss their contribution to disease pathogenesis as well as their value as diagnostic tools.
Weighting for grades for each antibody is 35% for Rheumatoid Factor (RF) and 65% for ACPA, i.e, more focus on ACPA.
Please go into as much scientific detail as possible from an IMMUNOLOGY point of view.
Referencing style is Biomedical Vancouver, for example use (https://libguides.ncl.ac.uk/managing/referencing_styles).
Please include figures wherever possible. Maximum word count is 1600 excluding reference list, table, title.
Follow Biomedical Vancouver guidelines. Your paper should include an introduction, a body, and a conclusion. Also, support your answers with the course’s readings and at least two scholarly journal articles. The article’s purpose is to support your positions, claims, and observations, in addition to your textbook. This part will give or deny you marks, therefore be keen.
ProQuest and EBSCOhost are great sites to find resources. Also, write in a concise and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques. Additionally, the quality of your writing dictates grading criteria. On the other hand, if you use direct quotes from books or articles, place the words you copied (use parenthesis) and cite in-line.
The quotes should be complete sentences (no more, less) and should be incorporated in your essay to illustrate your ideas. Please, cite your sources in a clickable reference list at the end. Also, do not copy without providing proper attribution (quotation marks and in-line citations). Also, write an essay format, not in bullet form, numbering, or another list format. It would be best if you use your own words. Lastly, proofread your work and run it through Grammarly for thorough confirmation.