Eosinophils In Health And Disease

Hardcover | November 2, 2012

byJames J. LeeEditorHelene F. Rosenberg

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Written and edited by leaders in the field, Eosinophils in Health and Disease provides immunology researchers and students with a comprehensive overview of current thought and cutting-edge eosinophil research, providing chapters on basic science, disease-specific issues, therapeutics, models for study and areas of emerging importance. Despite an explosion of discovery in this area over the last decade, this is the only up-to-date resource on eosinophils and eosinophilia exists. This full-color volume provides an essential collection of world class information that is a must-have for any immunologist's workbench or bookshelf. The only updated, comprehensive source of information on eosinophils on the market Written by over 80 leaders in the field Holistic view of the subject, including basic science, disease-specific chapters, therapeutic options and emerging areas of research

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Written and edited by leaders in the field, Eosinophils in Health and Disease provides immunology researchers and students with a comprehensive overview of current thought and cutting-edge eosinophil research, providing chapters on basic science, disease-specific issues, therapeutics, models for study and areas of emerging importance. ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:678 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:November 2, 2012Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:012394385X

ISBN - 13:9780123943859

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Table of Contents

Dedication

Preface

I Historical Overview and Perspective

II Evolutionary Origins of Eosinophils

III Eosinophil Structure

IV Ex Vivo Models for the Study of Eosinophils

V Eosinophilopoeisis

VI Eosinophil Trafficking

VII Eosinophil Signal Tranduction

VIII Eosinophil Secretory Functions

IX Eosinophils and anti-Pathogen Host Defense

X Anti-fungal host defense

XI Eosinophils as Regulators of Physiological Homeostasis

XII Eosinophil cell-cell communication

XIII Eosinophil-mediated Tissue Remodeling and Fibrosis

XIV The Roles of Eosinophils in Human Diseases

XV Eosinophils and Disease: Animal models of human pathology

XVI Anti-eosinophil therapeutics

XVII Emerging Concepts

Conclusions

Acknowledgements