ISBN-10:
0824797299
ISBN-13:
9780824797294
Pub. Date:
08/23/1996
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Genetics of Asthma / Edition 1

The Genetics of Asthma / Edition 1

by Stephen B. Liggett, Deborah A. Meyers

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The Genetics of Asthma / Edition 1

Offers a comprehensive overview of the genetic bases of asthma- examining key pathways, animal models, molecular and genetic techniques, and human genetic studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780824797294
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/23/1996
Series: Lung Biology in Health and Disease Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 642
Product dimensions: 9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents

Critical Pathways in Asthma: Potential for Genetic Regulation

Potential Genetic Alterations in the 5-Lipoxygenase Pathway in Asthma, Jeffrey M. Drazen Airway Hyperresponsiveness: Induction by T Cells, Erwin W. Gelfand and Gary L. Larsen Role of T Cells in Virus-Induced Asthma, James E. Gern and William W. Busse

Animal Models of Asthma, Inflammation, and Bronchial Hyperreactivity

Animal Models of Asthma, Philip Padrid Transgenic Mice for the Study of Lung Disease, Stephen W. Glasser, Thomas R. Korfhagen, and Jeffrey A. Whitsett Inbred Animal Models of Genetic Susceptibility to Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness, Susan L. Ewart and Roy Clifford Levitt

Genetic Approaches: Family Studies, Molecular Techniques, and Analysis

Molecular Approaches to the Identification of Disease Genes, Joanna Groden and Hans Albertsen Large-Scale Expressed DNA Sequencing for Elucidation of New Drug Targets and Mutations in Disease, Claire M. Fraser Linkage Analysis in Complex Disorders, Jianfeng Xu and Deborah A. Meyers Statistical Considerations for Genetic Analysis of Atopy and Asthma, Newton E. Morton

Genetic Studies of Atopy and Asthma

Genetic Epidemiology of Asthma, Stephen S. Rich Issues in Phenotype Assessment in Genetic Studies of Asthma, Scott T. Weiss Classification of the Asthma Phenotype in Genetic Studies, Denise G. Wiesch, Deborah A. Meyers, Jonathan M. Samet, and Eugene R. Bleecker Approaches to Family Studies of Asthma, D. S. Postma and Deborah A. Meyers

Critical Pathways in Asthma: Potential for Genetic Regulation

Potential Genetic Alterations in the 5-Lipoxygenase Pathway in Asthma,
Jeffrey M. Drazen Airway Hyperresponsiveness: Induction by T Cells,
Erwin W. Gelfand and Gary L. Larsen Role of T Cells in Virus-Induced Asthma,
James E. Gern and William W. Busse G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling in the Lung,
Stuart A. Green and Stephen B. Liggett Regulation of Smooth Muscle Contractility,
Richard J. Paul and Primal de Lanerolle Macrophages and Antigen Presentation,
William J. Calhoun Genetic Control of T-Cell and T-Cell Cytokine Expression in Asthma,
Lanny J. Rosenwasser The Genetics of Mouse Mast Cell Proteases,
Richard L. Stevens The Regulation of IgE Synthesis,
Donata Vercelli

Animal Models of Asthma, Inflammation, and Bronchial Hyperreactivity

Animal Models of Asthma,
Philip Padrid Transgenic Mice for the Study of Lung Disease,
Stephen W. Glasser, Thomas R. Korfhagen, and Jeffrey A. Whitsett Inbred Animal Models of Genetic Susceptibility to Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness,
Susan L. Ewart and Roy Clifford Levitt

Genetic Approaches: Family Studies, Molecular Techniques, and Analysis

Molecular Approaches to the Identification of Disease Genes,
Joanna Groden and Hans Albertsen Large-Scale Expressed DNA Sequencing for Elucidation of New Drug Targets and Mutations in Disease,
Claire M. Fraser Linkage Analysis in Complex Disorders,
Jianfeng Xu and Deborah A. Meyers Statistical Considerations for Genetic Analysis of Atopy and Asthma,
Newton E. Morton

Genetic Studies of Atopy and Asthma

Genetic Epidemiology of Asthma,
Stephen S. Rich Issues in Phenotype Assessment in Genetic Studies of Asthma,
Scott T. Weiss Classification of the Asthma Phenotype in Genetic Studies,
Denise G. Wiesch, Deborah A. Meyers, Jonathan M. Samet, and Eugene R. Bleecker Approaches to Family Studies of Asthma,
D. S. Postma and Deborah A. Meyers The Genetics of ?2 -Adrenergic Receptor Polymorphisms: Relevance to Receptor Function and Asthmatic Phenotypes,
Stephen B. Liggett Overview of Genetic Factors in the Allergic Response,
Malcolm N. Blumenthal Genetic Components of Atopy and Asthma,
William O.C.M. Cookson Genetic Regulation of Total Serum IgE Levels,
Carolien I.M. Panhuysen and Deborah A. Meyers Genetics of Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness,
Pamela J. Amelung, Alan F. Scott, and Eugene R. Bleecker

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