Immunobiology of Proteins and Peptides VI: Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Antibody Immunoconjugates, Bacterial Vaccines, and Immunomodulators

Immunobiology of Proteins and Peptides VI: Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Antibody Immunoconjugates, Bacterial Vaccines, and Immunomodulators

by M. Zouhair Atassi (Editor)


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ISBN-13: 9781468460025
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 03/18/2012
Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology , #303
Edition description: 1991
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Structure and Function in Recombinant HIV-1 gp120 and Speculation about the Disulfide Bonding in the gp120 Homologs of HIV-2 and SIV.- The Lentivirus Regulatory Proteins REV and REX Are Site Specific RNA Binding Proteins.- HTV-1 Neutralizing Antibody and Approaches to the Envelope Diversity Problem.- Molecular Mechanisms in the Pathogenesis of AIDS-Associated Kaposi’s Sarcoma.- Structure-Function Analysis of the HIV Glycoprotein.- Maternal Antibody Epitope Mapping in Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV.- Immunogenicity of Synthetic Peptides Corresponding to Various Epitopes of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Envelope Protein.- Common Sequence in HIV-1 GP41 and HLA Class II Beta Chains Can Generate Crossreactive Autoantibodies with Immunosuppressive Potential Early in the Course of HIV-1 Infection.- Isolation and Characterization of the Neutralizable Epitope of Simian Retrovirus-1 (SRV-1) and of the Cell Receptor for the Virus.- Complexes and Conjugates of cis-Pt for Immunotargeted Chemotherapy.- Radiolabeled Antibody Therapy of Human B Cell Lymphomas.- Activation of Prodrugs by Antibody-Enzyme Conjugates.- Cancer Imaging and Therapy with Radiolabeled Antibodies.- Genetic Approaches to a Vaccine for Pertussis.- Strategies for Type-Specific Glycoconjugate Vaccines of Streptococcus pneumoniae.- Immunoprophylaxis of Otitis Media.- Protection against Streptococcal Pharyngeal Colonization with Vaccines Composed of M Protein Conserved Regions.- Oral Delivery of Antigens in Live Bacterial Vectors.- Augmentation by Interleukins of the Antibody Response to a Conjugate Vaccine against Haemophilus influenzae B.- Factors Produced by Stromal Cells Involved in B-Cell Development.- Suppressor T Cells Induced in Vivo by Tolerogenic Conjugates of a Given Antigen and Monomethoxypolyethylene Glycol Downregulate Antibody Formation Also to a Second Antigen if the Latter Is Presented as a Covalent Adduct with the Former.- A Purified Saponin Acts as an Adjuvant for a T-Independent Antigen.- Modified-Live Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis Virus (IBRV) Vaccine Expressing Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV) Capsid Protein Epitopes on Surface of Hybrid Virus Particles.- Development of Non-Toxigenic Vaccine Strains of Bordetella pertussis by Gene Replacement.- Immunogenicity of Lipopolysaccharide Derived from Brucella abortus: Potential as a Carrier in Development of Vaccines for AIDS.- Antigenic Mapping of Light Chains and T Cell Receptor ? Chains.- Epitope Mapping Studies of Snake Venom Phospholipase A2 Using Monoclonal Antibodies.- Identification of Epitopes of the Receptor Binding Subunit of Cholera Toxin by Synthetic Peptide and CBIB Approaches.- Autoimmune Recognition Profile of the Alpha Chain of Human Acetylcholine Receptor in Myasthenia Gravis.- Paucity of Humoral Response in Patients to Glioma-Associated Antigen(s): Antigen Location by Immunofluorescence.- Preparation and Characterization of Antisera and of Murine Monoclonal Antibodies to Human Glioma-Associated Antigen(s).- A Peptide Antibody That Specifically Inhibits Cathepsin L.- Immunomodulating Properties of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor.

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