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- Biota Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
The mammalian gastrointestinal mucosa is a rapidly self-renewing tissue in the body, and its homeostasis is preserved through the strict regulation of epithelial cell proliferation, growth arrest, and apoptosis. The control of the growth of gastrointestinal mucosa is unique and, compared with most other tissue in the body, complex. Mucosal growth is... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 209.00
Many pathogens and aberrant malignant cells express unique carbohydrates on their surface representing attractive targets for vaccine design. Considerable progress has recently been made in the identification of novel carbohydrate based vaccines and a large number has reached clinical phase studies. The success of several licensed carbohydrate based... more...
- Future Medicine Ltd 2011; US$ 184.00
The study of adjuvants substances added to vaccine formulations to increase efficacy is one of the fastest growing disciplines in immunology and vaccine development. This book reviews the state-of-the-art of development of novel adjuvants and the science that supports them.There is an increasing need of novel adjuvants for preventive vaccines... more...
- Future Medicine Ltd 2011; US$ 184.00
The enormous progress made in plant genomics is opening the possibility of using plants as bioreactors for the production of pharmaceutical products, ranging from immunogens (single peptides to complex structures such as virus-like particles) to adjuvants, microbicides and monoclonal antibodies. This book includes 11 chapters spanning most of the issues... more...
- Future Medicine Ltd 2012; US$ 136.00
Streptococcus pneumoniae (the pneumococcus) is a pathogen with significant disease implications, especially for the (very) young and the (very) old. It causes mucosal infections such as otitis media and pneumonia but also causes invasive diseases such as bacteremia and meningitis. In this book of seven chapters, international experts address the major... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 14.57
Nutritionist Suzannah Olivier reveals the active chemicals in food that boost our immune system and help us to fight disease. She explains how what we eat can improve our energy levels and lift our mood, and why arthritis, high blood pressure and many other chronic conditions can be relieved by simple changes to the food we eat. more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 209.00
Prevention of infectious diseases by vaccination is one of the most significant achievements of modern medicine. During the 20th century, the average human life span in the developed world was about 70 years and it is expected to increase, with a significant portion of this increase directly attributed to vaccination. Since the first empiric vaccination... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 189.00
Notch signaling regulates many cell fate decision and differentiation processes during embryonic development and tissue homeostasis. Moreover, disregulation of the pathway is associated with human disorders and cancer. In the last 15 years, it became evident that Notch plays important roles in the hematopoietic system as well as in the regulation of... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 189.00
Immunosenescence is a unique, multi-disciplinary approach to the understanding of immune aging. It addresses the topic from the biological, as well as the psychological, social and behavioral perspectives. It is, thus, a valuable and timely addition to the literature in this area. Contributors include experts in the field, reviewing the state of the... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95
Immunology at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of the body’s defence mechanisms. Ideal from day one of a medical, biomedical or life science course, the text begins with a basic overview of both adaptive and innate immunity, before progressing to applied immunological concepts, which look at what happens when things go wrong, and... more...