Defense Of Mucosal Surfaces: Pathogenesis, Immunity And Vaccines by Jean-Pierre KraehenbuhlDefense Of Mucosal Surfaces: Pathogenesis, Immunity And Vaccines by Jean-Pierre Kraehenbuhl

Defense Of Mucosal Surfaces: Pathogenesis, Immunity And Vaccines

byJean-Pierre KraehenbuhlEditorMarian R. Neutra

Paperback | December 13, 2011

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Mucosal immunity encompasses a broad field of research that includes areas of epithelial cell and molecular biology, molecular and cellular immunology, microbiology, virology, and vaccinology. This volume presents up to date and concise discussions of concepts as well as recent advances. It provides an overview of the components of the mucosal immune system, and the basic science relevant to mucosal vaccination. The authors assess current research in critical areas including: Organization of mucosal lymphoid tissue; antigen sampling and presentation in mucosal tissues; mucosalimmune responses and tolerance; immune effectors at mucosal sites; microbial-host interactions at mucosal sites; mucosal vaccines and adjuvants. This multi-disciplinary effort will be a valuable resource for researchers, clinicians and students who need a clear understanding of concepts and a guide to the wide-ranging literature in this very active research area.
Title:Defense Of Mucosal Surfaces: Pathogenesis, Immunity And VaccinesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.07 inPublished:December 13, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642641946

ISBN - 13:9783642641947

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Table of Contents

Organization of Mucosal Lymphoid Tissue.- Antigen Sampling in Mucosal Tissues.- Dendritic Cells and Langerhans Cells in the Uptake of Mucosal Antigen.- Antigen Sampling and Presentation in Mucosal Tissues.- Oral Tolerance and Anti-Pathological Vacines.- Antibody-Mediates Protection of Mucosal Surfaces.- Effector and Regulatory Lymphoid Cells and Cytokines in Mucosal Sites.- Bacterial Epithelial Cell Cross Talk.- Microbial--Host Interaction at Mucosal Sites.- Host Response to Respiratory Virus Infection and Immunization.- Bacterial Toxins as Mucosal Adjuvants.- Bacterial Mucosal Vaccines.