Interleukins in Cancer Biology responds to the growing need for credible and up-to-date information about the impact of interleukins on occurrence, development and progression of cancer. It provides reliable information about all known interleukins (38), describes recent discoveries in the field, and moreover, suggests further directions of research on the most promising aspects of this topic. The structure and presentation of the work is very understandable and clear with attention to detail maintained throughout. There are multiple illustrations throughout to help in comprehending and remembering the most important facts. .
- Summarizes and discusses existing facts on the impact of all known interleukins in occurrence, development, and progression of cancer
- Categorizes and clarifies all interleukins based on their role in cancer
- Contains comprehensive and exhaustive information on each molecule
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About the Author
Anton Kutikhin earned his medical degree in Kemerovo State Medical Academy, Kemerovo, Russian Federation. Currently, he is a researcher in the Department of Epidemiology, Kemerovo State Medical Academy and in the Research Institute for Complex Issues of Cardiovascular Diseases under the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. His research interests include: (1) The role of pattern recognition receptors in cancer; (2) Colorectal cancer risk factors; and (3) The clinical significance of calcifying nanoparticles (nanobacteria), giant viruses, and virophages.
Table of Contents
Preface Introduction: Basic Concepts IL-1 Superfamily and Cancer IL-2 Superfamily and Cancer IL-3, IL-5 and Cancer IL-6 family and Cancer IL-10 Superfamily and Cancer IL-12 Superfamily and Cancer IL-17 Superfamily and Cancer The Rest of Interleukins Concluding Remarks