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Author Symposium, CIBA Foundation

Title Immunopotentiation
Published Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2009


Description 1 online resource (368 pages)
Series Novartis Foundation Symposia
Novartis Foundation Symposia
Contents Immunopotentiation; Contents; Introduction; The cellular targets for the action of adjuvants : T-adjuvants and B-adjuvants; Discussion; The relation of lymphocyte trapping to the mode of action of adjuvants; Discussion; Immunopotentiation by mycobacteria in complete Freund-type adjuvant as the failure of normal immunological homeostasis; Discussion; Effects of adjuvants on different cell types and their interactions in immune responses; Discussion; Cellular mechanisms underlying the adjuvant activity of Corynebacterium parvurn: interactions of activated macrophages with T and B lymphocytes
DiscussionChemotaxis of macrophages : the role of a macrophage-specific cytotaxin from anaerobic corynebacteria and its relation to immunopotentiation in vivo; Discussion; The allogeneic effect on the immune system and its potential applications to tumour immunity; Discussion; Mitogens as probes for immunocyte activ- ation : specific and non-specific paralysis of B cell mitogenesis; Discussion; General Discussion I The T cell-deprived mouse; The use of viruses as immunological potentiators; Discussion
Corynebacterium parvum, a potent immunostimu-lant in experimental infections and in malignanciesDiscussion; Orchidectomy as a method of immunopotentiation in mice; Discussion; The nature of immunopotentiation by the anti-tumour polysaccharide lentinan and the significance of biogenic amines in its action; Discussion; The effect of Corynebacterium parvum and other reticuloendothelial stimulants on transplanted tumours in mice; Discussion; Attempt at using systemic immunity adjuvants in experimental and human cancer therapy; Discussion
General Discussion II Restoration of immune capability in cancer patientsSites of action of adjuvants; Conclusion; Index of contributors; Subject index
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Subject Immunological adjuvants -- Congresses
Tumors -- Immunological aspects -- Congresses
Immunological adjuvants.
Tumors -- Immunological aspects.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780470717684