Recent Advances in Immunology

Recent Advances in Immunology

by Asuman U. Muftuoglu (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468446517
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 04/03/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Problems in Understanding the Generation of Antibody Complementarity.- Natural Immunity and Macrophages — Introductory Remarks.- Role of Macrophages in T Cell Activation.- Antigen Presentation by Dendritic Cells.- The Macrophage as a Cytotoxic Effector Cell in Mice and Humans.- A Cell-Free Product Secreted by Ly?2+ Cells Can Induce a Molecule Required for Ly2 Suppressor Cell Activity.- Frequency-Analysis of Precursors of Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes in Radiation Chimeras: Enumeration of Antigenspecific CTL-P Restricted to Thymic MHC- and Bone Marrow-MHC-Determinants.- New Loci in HLA.- Molecular Cloning of H-2 Class I Genes in the H-2b Haplotype.- Why Study Complement Genetics?.- The Family of Proteins Having Internal Thiolester Bonds.- Structural Analysis of Cloned Mouse and Human DNA Sequences Specifying C3, the Third Component of Complement.- HLA Encoded Genes and Their Associations with Disease.- Artificial Antigens and Synthetic Vaccines — A Review.- Strategies for Improving Immunogenicity: The Deliberate Association of MHC (HLA) Antigens with Other Molecules.- Immunomodulation in Tumor Systems.- Immunomodulation by Xenobiotics: Introductory Remarks to Immunotoxicology.- Antibody Producing Human-Human Hybridomas.- Lymphocyte Dysfunctions Associated with Enzyme Defects.- Immunologically Distinct Forms of Primary Hypogammaglobulinaemia: Studies Using Pokeweed Mitogen and Epstein-Barr Virus.- T Cell Subset Responses in Varied Immunodeficiency Syndromes.- Immune Dysfunctions in Ataxia-Telangiectasia.- Some Aspects of T Cell Regulation in Autoimmune Diseases.- Early Detection of Autoimmune Endocrine Disorders.- Permanent Lines of T Lymphocytes Specific for Acetylcholine Receptors: A Clonal Approach to Study the Pathogenesis of Myasthenia Gravis.- Human IgG Short-Term Sensitizing Anaphylactic Antibody: Differences in Properties from Those of IgG4.- Leukotrienes and Lipid Factors: Mediators and Modulators of the Inflammatory Reactions.- Calmodulin and Human Inflammatory Reactions.- Contributors.

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