Vaccine Design: The Role of Cytokine Networks / Edition 1

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Booknews
Details the role of basic immunology in the regulation of immunity and vaccine design, emphasizing the use of cytokines to improve the dismal-to-date potency of the new generation of vaccines exemplified by subunit vaccines produced through gene cloning and by synthetic peptides mimicking small regions of proteins on the outer coat of viruses. Also considers vaccines designed to improve cytokine production. Among the topics are dendritic cells and cytokine, the development of para-influenza virus and respiratory syncytial virus subunit vaccines, mucosal vaccines, protection against tuberculosis by plasmid DNA, and overcoming regulatory hurdles. The 19 papers are from a NATO institute held in Cape Sounion, Greece, June to July 1996. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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'This book should be very valuable to anyone interested in the basic design of vaccine strategies or the preclinical evaluation of novel vaccines and adjuvants.'
Doody's Journal
'I have little doubt that this book will become a standard reference for future development of vaccine formulations.'
European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics Vaccine Design.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306458187
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 3/31/1998
  • Series: Nato Science Series A: (closed) , #293
  • Edition description: 1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 209
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

The Role of Cytokines in the Action of Immunological Adjuvants; A.C. Allison. The Role of Tumour Necrosis Factor in Lymphoid Tissue Formation and Function; M. Pasparakis, et al. Dendritic Cells and Cytokines; J.M. Austyn. Control of HIV Entry and Transcription, as a Possible Mechanism of the Antiviral Effects of T Lymphocytes in HIV Infection; J.-L. Virelizier, et al. Development of an Influenza-IscomTM Vaccine; J. Cox, et al. Development of Parainfluenza Virus and Respiratory Syncytial Virus Subunit Vaccines; M. Ewasyshyn, et al. Mucosal Vaccines: Perspectives on the Development of Anti-H.Pylori. Vaccines; P. Ghiara. A Single Treatment with Adjuvant Stimulates Thl-like Cytokines and Downregulates Th2-Mediated Primary and Secondary Allergic Responses; D.E. Scott, B. Golding. Induction of IL-12 Secretion and Enhanced Surface Expression of B7.1/B7.2 and ICAM-1 in Human Monocytes Activated by the Vaccine Carrier Brucella Abortus: Correlaton with in Vivo Generation of Cellular Immune Responses; H. Golding, et al. The Potential use of Different Vaccination Prools to Tailor Cytokine Profiles; E. Comoy, et al. Modulation of Cytokine Responses by Iscoms and Iscom-Matrix; M. Villacres-Eriksson, et al. Vaccines and Vaccine Delivery Systems: Experience with HSV, Influenza and Mucosal Routes of Immunisation; R. Jennings, et al. 7 Additional Articles. Index.

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