Current Concepts in Autoimmunity and Chronic Inflammation

Current Concepts in Autoimmunity and Chronic Inflammation

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642067457
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/29/2010
Series: Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology , #305
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

The pitfalls of tolerance.- Fritz Melchers and Antonius Rolink: B cell tolerance – how to make it and how to break it.- Hartmut Wekerle: Breaking ignorance – the case of the brain.- Shimon Sakaguchi, Ruka Setoguchi, Haruhiko Yagi, and Takashi Nomura: Naturally arising Foxp3-expressing CD25+CD4+ regulatory T cells in self-tolerance and autoimmune disease.- Innate and autoimmunity.- Joel F.G. Cohen-Solal, Venkatesh Jeganathan, Christine M. Grimaldi, Elena Peeva and Betty Diamond: Sex hormones and SLE: influencing the fate of autoreactive B cells.- The link between infection and autommunity.- Mike Recher and Karl S. Lang: Innate (over)immunity and adaptive autoimmune disease.- D.J.B. Marks, Nicholas Avrion Mitchison, A.W. Segal, Jochen Sieper: Can unresolved infection precipitate autoimmune disease?.- Sustaining chronic inflammation.- Udo S. Gaipl, Ahmed Sheriff, Sandra Franz, Luis E. Munoz, Reinhard E. Voll, Joachim R. Kalden, and Martin Herrmann: Inefficient clearance of dying cells and autoreactivity.- Alla Skapenko, Peter E. Lipsky, and Hendrik Schulze-Koops: T cell activation as starter and motor of rheumatic inflammation.- Fionula Mary Brennan, Andrew David Foey and Marc Feldmann: The importance of T cell interactions with macrophages in rheumatoid cytokine production.- Thomas Dörner and Peter E Lipsky: Signalling pathways in B cells: Implications for autoimmunity.- Rudolf A. Manz, Katrin Moser, Gerd-Rüdiger Burmester, Andreas Radbruch, and Falk Hiepe: Immunological memory stabilizing autoreactivity.- Genetics and genes.- Martina Johannesson, Malin Hultqvist, Rikard Holmdahl: Genetics of autoimmune diseases – a multistep process.- Susannah Brydges and Daniel Kastner: the systemic autoinflammatory diseases: inborn errors of the innate immune system .- Subject Index

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