Biochemistry and Physiology of the Neutrophil / Edition 1

Biochemistry and Physiology of the Neutrophil / Edition 1

by Steven W. Edwards
     
 

This book provides an up-to-date review of the role of the neutrophil in infection and inflammation.See more details below

Overview

This book provides an up-to-date review of the role of the neutrophil in infection and inflammation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521416986
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
299
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1. Neutrophils and host defence: the fight against infection; 2. The development and structure of neutrophils; 3. The generation and recognition of neutrophil-activating factors: structure and function of neutrophil receptors; 4. The cytoskeleton: the molecular framework regulating cell shape and the traffic of intracellular components; 5. The respiratory burst: the generation of reactive oxygen metabolites and their role in microbial killing; 6. Neutrophil activation: the production of intracellular signalling molecules; 7. Neutrophil priming: regulation of neutrophil function during inflammatory activation; 8. Disorders of neutrophil function; Index.

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