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Title Essentials of mucosal immunology / edited by Martin F. Kagnoff, Hiroshi Kiyono
Published San Diego : Academic Press, [1996]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 597 pages) : illustrations
Contents Antigen Processing and Presentation in Mucosal Associated Tissues. Role of Epithehelial Cells in Mucosal Immunity. Mucosal T Lymphocytes and Lymphocytes Migration. Mucosal Inflammation. Mucosal Infection. Mucosal Vaccines
Summary Essentials of Mucosal Immunology presents basic concepts as well as new and exciting advances in mucosal immunology and inflammation, the development of mucosal vaccines, and the role of the immune system in mucosal disease. Specific chapters highlight novel approaches to the treatment of autoimmune disease, including the use of oral tolerance; approaches to and vectors for new vaccines; and current concepts in mucosal inflammation and its role in inflammatory bowel disease and ulcer disease. Key Features * Contains the most current research on mucosal immunology and is comprehensive in scope * Includes ideal coverage of both the basic and clinical aspects of the mucosal immune system * Provides an understanding of the mucosal immune system with regard to new treatments and preventative methods, including vaccine development * Includes contributions from an international team of experts
Notes Expanded and reviewed papers presented at the 8th International Congress of Mucosal Immunology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online version of the print title
Mode of access: World Wide Web
System requirements: Internet connectivity, World Wide Web browser, and Adobe Acrobat
Subject Mucous membrane -- Immunology -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Kagnoff, M. F. (Martin F.)
Kiyono, H. (Hiroshi)
International Congress on Mucosal Immunology (8th)
ISBN 0080531245 (electronic bk.)
9780080531243 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Mucosal immunology