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  • Interleukin-10by Francesco M. Marincola

    Landes Bioscience 2006; US$ 149.00

    Interleukin-10 (IL-10) is regarded as an immune suppressant cytokine. This reputation is due to the experimental observation that IL-10 decreases the function of antigen presenting cells and T helper 1 type immune responses. Surprisingly, however, IL-10 has potent anti-cancer effects since most experimental models demonstrate immune-mediated anti-tumor... more...

  • Mast Cells and Basophilsby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2006; US$ 226.00 US$ 195.87

    The book presents recent advances relating to the factors and mechanisms that regulate the growth, differentiation and function of mast cells and basophils; discussion of new technologies used to study these cells, and integration of the basic scientific findings in the context of therapeutic possibilities for the treatment of diseases such as allergic... more...

  • T Cell Activation by CD1 and Lipid Antigensby Branch D. Moody

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 216.66

    There is increasing evidence that the CD1 system has been conserved throughout mammalian evolution and is capable of presenting structurally diverse diacyglycerol, sphingolipid, polyisoprenol and lipopeptide antigens. This volume provides a comprehensive discussion of these basic aspects of CD1 biology and summarizes the most recent research into... more...

  • Nutrition and Immune Functionby P.C. Calder; C.J. Field; H.S. Gill

    CABI 2002; US$ 120.00

    This text provides a review of the roles of specific nutrients in maintaining the immune response and host protection against infection. It also considers the influence of various factors, such as exercise and ageing, on the interaction between nutrition and immune function more...

  • Current Concepts in Autoimmunity and Chronic Inflammationby Andreas Radbruch; Peter E. Lipsky

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 216.66

    The immune system has been known to be capable of distinguishing self from non-self since the pioneering work of Paul Erhlich more than a century ago. Originally described in experiments studying blood transfusion comp- ibility, the principle of ?horror autotoxicus? is still valid, although today the phenomenon is usually described in terms of tolerance... more...

  • Autoantibodiesby J.B. Peter; Yehuda Shoenfeld

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 225.00

    This volume is THE definitive, completely up-to-date, reference work for ALL researchers and clinicians working in autoimmunity. Up-to-Date: This is a timely critical review of more than 100 autoantibodies by leading experts in their respective fields, and includes many recent references. International Experts: The 120 Chapters have been written... more...

  • Pediatrics in Systemic Autoimmune Diseasesby Rolando Cimaz; Thomas J.A. Lehman; Ronald Asherson

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 205.00

    Many of the systemic autoimmune diseases seen in children are different from those seen in adults making them a special problem for physicians and scientists who care for the affected children and study their diseases. Benefiting both pediatric and adult rheumatologists, as well as physicians from other specialties, this volume covers the latest advances... more...

  • Immunoregulation in Health and Diseaseby Miodrag Colic; Miodrag L. Lukic; Mostarica-Stojkovic; Kosta Cuperlovic

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 165.00

    Immunoregulation in Health and Disease , edited by Lukic, Colic, Mostarica-Stojkovic and Cuperlovic is a multi-authored volume covering the field of Immunoregulation, and will be essential reading for all researchers working in Immunology. Each section includes at least 10 papers contributed by experts from around the World, and covers in detail the... more...

  • TNF Superfamilyby Sanjay Khare

    Landes Bioscience 2007; US$ 129.00

    The tumor necrosis factor/receptor [TNF/TNFR] superfamily consists of more than 20 transmembrane proteins with conserved N-terminal cysteine-rich domains [CRDs] in the extracellular ligand binding region. Members have wide tissue distribution and play important roles in biological processes such as lymphoid and neuronal development, innate and adaptive... more...

  • Advances in Immunologyby Frederick W. Alt

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 205.00

    Advances in Immunology presents current developments as well as comprehensive reviews in immunology. Articles address the wide range of topics that comprise immunology, including molecular and cellular activation mechanisms, phylogeny and molecular evolution, and clinical modalities. Edited and authored by the foremost scientists in the field, each... more...