Immune Modulating Agents

Immune Modulating Agents

eBook - 1998
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Discussing the systemic immune response in the contexts of health, disease, and therapy, this unique resource-the only broadly based book of its kind available on the subject-offers comprehensive examinations of the pathways and agents that affect the human immune response and provides state-of-the-art presentations on practical methods of immune modulation.
Focuses on the immune response and modulation in infectious diseases, such as HIV, hepatitis, and parasitic infections and highlights immune modulating agents in gastrointestinal diseases, sepsis, cancer, and autoimmunity
Written by over 50 international authorities representing distinguished institutions in nine countries, Immune Modulating Agents
introduces basic immunoregulatory mechanisms as homeostasis
details cytokines, cellular and humoral immune responses, and hematopoiesis
describes neuroendocrine - immune system interactions and the role of psychological stress on immune competence
delineates factors that influence disease susceptibility, including nutrition
covers drug delivery systems, gene therapy, organ transplantation, arthritis treatment, and vaccination strategies
shows how to design clinical trials using immune modulating agents
and more
Publisher: New York : M. Dekker, [1998], ©1998
ISBN: 9780585388854
Branch Call Number: 616.079 Im
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 557 pages) : illustrations


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