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Author Symposium, CIBA Foundation

Title Biochemisty of Macrophages
Published Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2009


Description 1 online resource (268 pages)
Series Novartis Foundation Symposia ; v. 826
Novartis Foundation Symposia
Contents Biochemistry of macrophages; Contents; The first line of defence: chairman's introduction; Specificity of action of colony-stimulating factors in the differentiation of granulocytes and macrophages; Discussion; Action of the colony-stimulating factor, CSF-1; Discussion; Actin filament architecture and movements in macrophage cytoplasm; Discussion; Localization and function of tissue macrophages; Discussion; Macrophage antigens and the effect of a macrophage activating factor, interferon-g; Discussion; General discussion I; Heterogeneity of human and murine Fcg receptors; Discussion
The importance of the Mac-1, LFA-1 glycoprotein family in monocyte and granulocyte adherence, chemotaxis, and migration into inflammatory sites: insights from an experiment of nature; Discussion; Interaction and regulation of macrophage receptors; Discussion; General discussion 2 Chemotaxis; Regulation of complement protein biosynthesis in mononuclear phagocytes; Discussion; The cell and molecular biology of apolipo- protein E synthesis by macrophages; Discussion; Respiratory response of phagocytes: terminal NADPH oxidase and the mechanisms of its activation; Discussion
Bacterial lipopolysaccharides modify signal transduction in the arachidonic acid cascade in macrophages; Discussion; Secretion of toxic oxygen products by macrophages: regulatory cytokines and their effects on the oxidase; Discussion; Final general discussion; Effects of free radicals; Effects of interferon-g on macrophages; Chairman's closing remarks; Index of contributors; Subject index
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Subject Macrophages -- Congresses
Immunology -- Congresses
Biochemistry -- Congresses
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780470718698