Eosinophils in Health and Disease

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Written and edited by leaders in the field, Eosinophils in Health and Disease provides immunology researchers and students with a comprehensive overview of current thought and cutting-edge eosinophil research, providing chapters on basic science, disease-specific issues, therapeutics, models for study and areas of emerging importance. Despite an explosion of discovery in this area over the last decade, this is the onlyup-to-date resource on eosinophils and eosinophilia exists. This full-color volumeprovides an ...

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Overview

Written and edited by leaders in the field, Eosinophils in Health and Disease provides immunology researchers and students with a comprehensive overview of current thought and cutting-edge eosinophil research, providing chapters on basic science, disease-specific issues, therapeutics, models for study and areas of emerging importance. Despite an explosion of discovery in this area over the last decade, this is the onlyup-to-date resource on eosinophils and eosinophilia exists. This full-color volumeprovides an essential collection of world class information that is a must-have for any immunologist’s workbench or bookshelf.

  • The only updated, comprehensive source of information on eosinophils on the market

  • Written by over 80 leaders in the field
  • Holistic view of the subject, including basic science, disease-specific chapters, therapeutic options and emerging areas of research
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780123943859
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 11/19/2012
  • Pages: 678
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication

Preface

I Historical Overview and Perspective

II Evolutionary Origins of Eosinophils

III Eosinophil Structure

IV Ex Vivo Models for the Study of Eosinophils

V Eosinophilopoeisis

VI Eosinophil Trafficking

VII Eosinophil Signal Tranduction

VIII Eosinophil Secretory Functions

IX Eosinophils and anti-Pathogen Host Defense

X Anti-fungal host defense

XI Eosinophils as Regulators of Physiological Homeostasis

XII Eosinophil cell-cell communication

XIII Eosinophil-mediated Tissue Remodeling and Fibrosis

XIV The Roles of Eosinophils in Human Diseases

XV Eosinophils and Disease: Animal models of human pathology

XVI Anti-eosinophil therapeutics

XVII Emerging Concepts

Conclusions

Acknowledgements

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