The Cytokines Of The Immune System: The Role Of Cytokines In Disease Related To Immune Response by Zlatko DembicThe Cytokines Of The Immune System: The Role Of Cytokines In Disease Related To Immune Response by Zlatko Dembic

The Cytokines Of The Immune System: The Role Of Cytokines In Disease Related To Immune Response

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Paperback | June 2, 2015

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The Cytokines of the Immune Systemcatalogs cytokines and links them to physiology and pathology, providing a welcome and hugely timely tool for scientists in all related fields. In cataloguing cytokines, it lists their potential for therapeutic use, links them to disease treatments needing further research and development, and shows their utility for learning about the immune system. This book offers a new approach in the study of cytokines by combining detailed guidebook-style cytokine description, disease linking, and presentation of immunologic roles.



  • Supplies new ideas for basic and clinical research
  • Provides cytokine descriptions in a guidebook-style, cataloging the origins, structures, functions, receptors, disease-linkage, and therapeutic potentials
  • Offers a textbook-style view on the immune system with the immunologic role of each cytokine
As a scientist and a medical doctor, Dr. Dembic's research interests are at the crossroads of medicine and biology, related to molecular and cellular immunology. During the last twenty years of the past century he's worked on important issues in immunology at the Max-Planck-Institute for Biology (Tubingen, Germany), the Basel Institute...
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Title:The Cytokines Of The Immune System: The Role Of Cytokines In Disease Related To Immune ResponseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 2, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0124199984

ISBN - 13:9780124199989

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION
Chapter 2. THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Chapter 3. ACTIVATION OF CELLS OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Chapter 4. THE ROLE AND REGULATION OF IMMUNE RESPONSES
Chapter 5. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF DISFUNCTION OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Chapter 6. CYTOKINES IN IMMUNOLOGIC REACTIONS, DISEASES AND THEIR THERAPEUTIC POTENTIAL
Chapter 7. CHEMOKINES
Chapter 8. OTHER CYTOKINES IMPORTANT FOR CELLS OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Chapter 9. OTHER CYTOKINES IMPORTANT FOR GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 10. THEORIES ABOUT THE FUNCTION OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM