Molecular Basis of Lymphokine Action

Molecular Basis of Lymphokine Action


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461289432
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date: 02/09/2012
Series: Experimental Biology and Medicine , #18
Edition description: 1987
Pages: 482
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Keynote Address.- Tumor Growth Factors.- Suppressor Factors.- Suppressor T Cell Receptor and Functional Molecules.- Role of Glycosylation Inhibiting Factor (GIF), A Phospholipase Inhibitory Protein, In the Generation of Antigen-Specific Suppressor T Cells.- Characterization of GAT-Specific Suppressor Factors and Comparison to Other Antigen-Specific Factors.- Soluble Immune Response Suppressor (SIRS) Mediated Inhibition of Cell Division.- Differentiation and Proliferation of CD8+ Suppressor T Lymphocytes.- Interleukin 1.- Molecular Studies on Murine Interleukin 1.- Multiple Biological Activities of Human Interleukin-1.- A Membrane Form of IL-1-Identification and Control of Expression.- Characterization of Interleukin-1 Receptors.- T Cell Interleukin 1.- B Cell Growth and Differentiation Factors.- Molecular Structure and Immunological Function of Human B Cell Differentiation Factor (BSF2).- Current Studies Examining Regulation of the Human B Cell Cycle.- Two Types of Mouse Helper T Cell Clone: Differences in B Cell Help and Lymphokine Synthesis.- Interleukin 2.- Two Step Activation of the Interleukin-2 Autocrine Loop May Be Involved in ATL Development.- The Human High Affinity Interleukin-2 Receptor.- Regulation of IL2 and Related Genes at the mRNA Level.- Effects of Interleukin-2 to Promote Prothymocyte and Early Thymocyte Proliferation and Differentiation and to Increase Cyclic GMP Levels.- Biological Significance of Interleukin-2 Receptor-Associated Molecules.- Identification of a Novel Interleukin-2 Receptor Subunit.- Effector Factors.- In Vivo Antitumor Activities of Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha.- Life After IL2.- Regulatory Polypeptides in the Lympho-Hemopoietic System.- Cachectin/TNF: A Mediator of Lethal Endotoxemia.- The Molecular Complex of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Activity (MIF) and Its Role in Inflammatory Reactions.- Hematopoietic Growth Factors.- Molecular Biology of Interleukin-3.- The Molecular and Biological Properties of the Human and Murine Members of the CSF-1 Family.- Isolation and Characterization of Mouse and Human cDNA Clones Encoding IL-4 and IgA-Enhancing Factor/Eosinophil CSF (IL-5).- Molecular Cloning and Characterization of the Human Gene for Interleukin-3 (IL-3).- Structure-Function Studies of Lymphokines by Total Chemical Synthesis.- Clincal Uses of Lymphokines.- Cytokines in Metabolic Bone Disease.- Lymphokine Production in Autoimmunity: Usefulness of mRNA Assays.- Interleukin-2 Receptor Directed Immunosuppressive Therapy.- An Improved Method for the Generation of Human Activated Killer Cells.- Growth and Differentiation Factors for Human Metachromatically Staining Cells.- Banquet Address.- Lymphokine Research and the Biology of Immunologic Diseases.- Workshop Summaries.- Interleukin 1.- Hemtapoietic Growth Factors.- Suppressor/Effector Factors.- Clinical Uses of Lymphokines.- Interleukin 2.- Lymphokines Activating Cells for Killer Functions.- B Cell Growth Factors.

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