The Innate Immune Response To Non-infectious Stressors: Human And Animal Models

Paperback | February 18, 2016

byMassimo AmadoriEditorMassimo Amadori

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The Innate Immune Response to Non-infectious Stressors: Human and Animal Models highlights fundamental mechanisms of stress response and important findings on how the immune system is affected, and in turn affects such a response. In addition, this book covers the crucial link between stress response and energy metabolism, prompts a re-appraisal of some crucial issues, and helps to define research priorities in this fascinating, somehow elusive field of investigation. Provides insights into the fundamental homeostatic processes vis-a-vis stressors to help in investigation Illustrates the depicted tenets and how to offset them against established models of response to physical and psychotic stressors in both animals and humans Covers the crucial issue of the immune response to endocrine disruptors Includes immunological parameters as reporter system of environmental adaptation Provides many illustrative examples to foster reader understanding

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The Innate Immune Response to Non-infectious Stressors: Human and Animal Models highlights fundamental mechanisms of stress response and important findings on how the immune system is affected, and in turn affects such a response. In addition, this book covers the crucial link between stress response and energy metabolism, prompts a re...

Professor Massimo Amadori is a Senior Scientist at the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell Emilia-Romagna (IZSLER), via A. Bianchi 9, 25124 Brescia, Italy.Professor Amadori has developed tests of innate immunity in cattle for investigating animal health and welfare, and started and managed the Italian site of t...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 18, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128019689

ISBN - 13:9780128019689

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Table of Contents

Preface
1. An overview of the innate immune response to infectious and non-infectious stressors.
2. Homeostatic inflammation as environmental adaptation strategy.
3. The molecular basis of the immune response to stressed cells and tissues.
4. Modulation of innate immunity by hypoxia.
5. Metabolic stress, heat shock proteins and innate immune response.
6. Innate immune response and cancer metastasis.
7. Innate immune response and psychotic disorders.
8. Modulation of the interferon response by environmental, non-infectious stressors.
9. Disease-predicting and prognostic potential of innate immune responses to non-infectious stressors: human and animal models.