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Title Immune mechanisms in inflammatory bowel disease / edited by Richard S. Blumberg, Markus F. Neurath
Published New York, N.Y. : Springer Science+Business Media ; Georgetown, Tex. : Bioscience, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (xv, 248 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; v. 579
Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; v. 579.
Contents Structure and function of the gut mucosal immune system / Reinhard Pabst and Hermann J. Rothkutter -- Functional aspects of the mucosal immune system / Cathryn Nagler-Anderson -- Recent progress in inflammatory bowel disease genetics / Judy H. Cho -- Microbial and dietary factors in the pathogenesis of chronic, immune-mediated intestinal inflammation / R. Balfour Sartor -- Experimental models of mucosal inflammation / Warren Strober and Ivan J. Fuss -- Overview of role of the immune system in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease / Thomas T. MacDonald and Giovanni Monteleone -- The role of the epithelial barrier in inflammatory bowel disease / Edward E.S. Nieuwenhuis and Richard S. Blumberg -- Involvement of dendritic cells in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease / Francisco Leon [and others] -- Alterations of T lymphocytes in inflammatory bowel diseases / Charles O. Elson, Yingzi Cong and Casey T. Weaver -- The B-cell system in inflammatory bowel disease / Per Brandtzaeg, Hege S. Carlsen and Trond S. Halstensen
Alterations of mesenchymal and endothelial cells in inflammatory bowel diseases / Claudio Fiocchi [and others] -- Role of mast cells and eosinophils in neuroimmune interactions regulating mucosal inflammation in inflammatory bowel disease / Stephan C. Bischoff and Thomas Gebhardt -- Multiparameter analysis of immunogenetic mechanisms in clinical diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease / Jonathan Braun and Stephan R. Targan -- The role of probiotics and antibiotics in regulating mucosal inflammation / Rainer Duchmann -- From immunogenic mechanisms to novel therapeutic approaches in inflammatory bowel disease / Martin H. Holtmann and Markus F. Neurath
Summary ""Immune Mechanisms in Inflammatory Bowel Disease"" is a highly, concise update of the most recent advances in the immunobiology, genetics and microbiology related to Inflammatory Bowel Disease. This book broadly treats the topics that lead to understanding of the pathogenesis of this disease in an organized, systematic approach
Analysis immunologie
biomedische wetenschappen
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Inflammatory bowel diseases -- Immunological aspects
Inflammatory bowel diseases -- Pathogenesis
Gastrointestinal mucosa -- Immunology
Inflammatory bowel diseases.
Intestines -- Diseases.
Gastrointestinal system -- Diseases.
Immune system.
Digestive organs -- Diseases.
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases -- immunology
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Immune System Phenomena
Phenomena and Processes
Digestive System Diseases
Immunity, Mucosal
MEDICAL -- Gastroenterology.
Inflammatory bowel diseases -- Pathogenesis.
Gastrointestinal mucosa -- Immunology.
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases -- immunology.
Immunity, Mucosal.
Affections intestinales inflammatoires -- Immunologie.
Affections intestinales inflammatoires -- Pathogenèse.
Tractus gastro-intestinal -- Muqueuse -- Immunologie.
Inflammatory bowel diseases -- Immunological aspects.
Sciences de la vie.
Digestive organs -- Diseases
Gastrointestinal system -- Diseases
Immune system
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Intestines -- Diseases
Form Electronic book
Author Blumberg, R. S. (Richard Steven)
Neurath, M. (Markus)
ISBN 9780387337784