Vitamins and the Immune System

Other | May 1, 2011

byLitwack, Gerald, Gerald Litwack

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First published in 1943,Vitamins and Hormonesis the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology and enzyme mechanisms.

Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack,Vitamins and Hormonescontinues to publish cutting-edge reviews of interest to endocrinologists, biochemists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, cell biologists and molecular biologists. Others interested in the structure and function of biologically active molecules like hormones and vitamins will, as always, turn to this series for comprehensive reviews by leading contributors to this and related disciplines.

This volume focuses on vitamins and the immune system.



*Longest running series published by Academic Press
*Contributions by leading international authorities

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First published in 1943,Vitamins and Hormonesis the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology and enzyme mechanisms.Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack,Vitamins ...

Following a liberal arts education with a major in chemistry and biology at Hobart College, Gerald (Gerry) Litwack earned M.S. and PhD degrees in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison where he served as a Lecturer in Enzymology before starting a postdoctoral fellowship from the National Foundation for Infantile Paralys...

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Format:OtherDimensions:496 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:May 1, 2011Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123869617

ISBN - 13:9780123869616

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Table of Contents

  1. Vitamin D Regulation of Immune Function Daniel D Bikle, MD, PhD
  2. Vitamin D and innate and adaptive immunity Martin Hewison, PhD
  3. Dendritic Cells Modified by Vitamin D: Future Immunotherapy for Autoimmune Diseases Ayako Wakatsuki Pedersen, Mogens Helweg Claesson and Mai-Britt Zocca
  4. Retinoic Acid, Immunity, and Inflammation Chang H. Kim
  5. Vitamin A and retinoic acid in the regulation of B cell development and antibody production A. Catharine Ross, Qiuyan Chen and Yifan Ma
  6. Retinoic Acid Production By Intestinal Dendritic Cells Makoto Iwata and Aya Yokota
  7. Immune Regulator Vitamin A And T Cell Death Nikolai Engedal
  8. Vitamin E And Immunity Didem Pekmezci
  9. Vitamin D effects on lung immunity and Respiratory diseases Sif Hansdottir MD, MS and Martha M. Monick PhD
  10. Maternal Vitamin D During Pregnancy And Its Relation To Immune-Mediated Diseases In The Offspring Erkkola M, Nwaru BI and Viljakainen HT
  11. Vitamin D Deficiency And Connective Tissue Disease Eva Zold, Zsolt Barta, Edit Bodolay
  12. Key Roles Of Vitamin A, C, And E In Aflatoxin B1Induced Oxidative Stress Lokman Alpsoy and Mehmet Emir Yalvac
  13. Vitamin D, Vitamin D Receptor And Cathelicidin In The Treatment Of Tuberculosis P. Selvaraj
  14. Vitamin D endocrine system and the immune response in rheumatic diseases Maurizio Cutolo, M. Plebani, Yehuda Shoenfeld, Luciano Adorini, Angela Tincani
  15. L-carnitine and Intestinal Inflammation Geneviève Fortin
  16. Vitamin D And Inflammatory Bowel Disease Sandro Ardizzone, Andrea Cassinotti, Maurizio Bevilacqua, Mario Clerici and Gabriele Bianchi Porro
  17. Vitamin D deficiency and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a vicious circle Wim Janssens, Chantal Mathieu, Steven Boonen and Marc Decramer
  18. Vitamin D as a T cell modulator in multiple sclerosis Joost Smolders and Jan Damoiseaux
  19. Vitamin D in Solid Organ Transplantation with Special Emphasis on Kidney Transplantation Ursula Thiem and Kyra Borchhardt