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Title Human eosinophils : biological and clinical aspects / volume editor Gianni Marone
Published Basel ; New York : Karger, ©2000

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 250 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Chemical immunology, 1015-0145 ; vol. 76
Chemical immunology ; v. 76.
Contents Ultrastructural analysis of human eosinophils -- Differentiation of human eosinophils -- The surface phenotype of human eosinophils -- IgE receptorts on human eosinophils -- Metabolism of lipid mediators in human eosinophils -- Inflammatory cell activation by eosinophil granule proteins -- Immunological interactions between human eosinophils and cardiac mast cells -- Eosinophil cytokines -- Expression of eosinophil-specific chemokines by human epithelial cells -- Activation of human eosinophils by chemokines -- Hypereosinophilic syndromes -- Eosinophilic disease of the skin
Summary Annotation "This volume provides the reader with a comprehensive survey of the major aspects of human eosinophilic biology and immunology as well as the most clinically relevant aspects of eosinophil-related disorders. Expert contributions cover the ultrastructural and phenotypic characteristics of human eosinophils, and their fundamental biochemical features including receptors for IgE and chemokines. The production of cytokines and their role in the activation of eosinophils are reviewed. Furthermore, the classic eosinophil-related disorders such as hypereosinophilia, drug reactions, allergic disorders and some cardiovascular diseases are described. Each of the chapters is written by an investigator actively engaged in research on the topic under consideration. The material compiled in this volume will be of interest to all those working in allergology, immunology, biochemistry and pulmonary medicine."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Eosinophils.
Chemokines.
Immune response -- Regulation.
Eosinophils
Chemokines
Receptors, IgE
Chemokines.
Eosinophils.
Immune response -- Regulation.
Eosinophiler Granulozyt -- Aufsatzsammlung.
Form Electronic book
Author Marone, G. (Gianni)
ISBN 9783318005103
331800510X