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Title National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH. Volume 3, Intramural research / edited by Vassil St. Georgiev
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana ; London : Springer [distributor], 2009


Description 1 online resource (xix, 449 pages) : tables, figures (some color)
Series Infectious disease
Infectious disease
Contents The evolution of gammaretrovirus restriction factors in the mouse -- Herpesvirus research at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: thirty years of progress -- Why study mouse retroviruses? -- Functions of the rotavirus RNA polymerase in virus replication -- Human T-cell leukemia virus type 1, cellular transformation, and adult T-cell leukemia -- Roles for chemokine receptors in HIV pathogenesis -- HIV-1 accessory proteins: crucial elements for virus-host interactions -- Exploring the cause of human Q factor: recent advances in coxiella burnetii research -- Plague in the 21st century: global public health challenges and goals -- Molecular biology of staphylococcal pathogenesis -- Investigations of relapsing fever at home and abroad -- Molecular sleuthing with the Lyme disease agent -- Modeling of acute respiratory melioidosis and glanders -- Cryptococcosis: from discovering the natural reservoir of its etiology to the genetic manipulations of cryptococcus neoformans: milestones in cryptococcal research by intramural investigators at NIAID -- Lessons from parasites on CD4+ T-cell subset differentiation and function -- Molecular aspects of parasite: vector interactions in leishmaniasis -- Mosquito strategies against plasmodium: a tale of restrained response and immune evasion -- The plasmodial surface anion channel: a model microbial ion channel and target for antimalarial drug development -- Genomics and genetics of drug resistance and regulation of malaria parasite development -- Modulation of human dendritic cells by highly virulent pathogens -- Making friends in out-of-the-way places: how cells of the immune system get together and how they conduct their business as revealed by intravital imaging
Role of regulatory/suppressor T cells in immune responses -- Proliferation versus contraction of immune cells, the non-apoptotic role of caspase 8 in immune homeostasis -- Features of plasma cell-related neoplasms in mice -- A role of IRF8 in transcriptional control of B-cell development -- Laboratory of molecular immunology: chemokines in lymphocyte biology -- Structure and function of immunoreceptors -- Role of the NKG2D receptor in health and disease -- G-protein-evoked signaling mechanisms in asthma and allergic disease -- Mast cell precursors and signaling pathways -- Prion biochemistry and therapeutics -- Neutrophils in the resolution of infection -- Reactive oxidant-dependent innate immune defenses of the airway epithelium: the dual oxidase-lactoperoxidase-thiocyanate system -- Chronic granulomatous disease: from lethal pediatric mystery to complex chronic disease -- Pneumonia virus of mice (PVM): exploring novel therapeutic options in a severe respiratory disease model -- The 1918 influenza pandemic: pathology and pathogenesis -- Mind your Xs and Ys: genetics of the autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus -- A bench-to-bedside trail of research leading to the understanding and treatment of ulcerative colitis -- Structural biology and the design of effective vaccines for HIV-1 and other viruses -- How do you say "B-cell biology" in "vaccinology": translational research in the NIAID -- Malaria vaccine development -- The development of live-attenuated vaccines for pandemic influenza -- Targeting the messenger: vector-based vaccines to control leishmania infection and transmission
Summary (There is no back cover text for this edition)
Analysis immunologie
infectious diseases
biomedische wetenschappen
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communicable diseases
Communicable Diseases
research (function)
Communicable diseases.
Form Electronic book
Author Georgiev, Vassil St
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (U.S.)
ISBN 9781607615125
Other Titles Intramural research