Parasites and Allergy / Edition 1

Parasites and Allergy / Edition 1

by Monique Capron

ISBN-10: 3805579748

ISBN-13: 9783805579742

Pub. Date: 01/28/2006

Publisher: Karger, S. Inc.

Product Details

Karger, S. Inc.
Publication date:
Chemical Immunology and Allergy Ser.
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Helminth-induced immunoregulation of an allergic response to food1
The mutual influence of nematode infection and allergy14
Human schistosomiasis decreases immune responses to allergens and clinical manifestations of asthma29
Protease in helminth- and allergen-induced inflammatory responses45
Mechanisms underlying helminth-induced Th2 polarization : default, negative or positive pathways?65
Regulation of dendritic cell function by pathogen-derived molecules plays a key role in dictating the outcome of the adaptive immune response82
Glycans modulate immune responses in helminth infections and allergy91
Role of the natural killer T lymphocytes in Th2 responses during allergic asthma and helminth parasitic diseases113
The mast cell and gut nematodes : damage and defence128
Basophils, basophilia and helminth infections141
Innate, adaptive and regulatory responses in schistosomiasis : relationship to allergy157
Regulatory T cells induced by parasites and the modulation of allergic responses176

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