Essentials of Mucosal Immunologypresents 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.
* 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