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Developmental Immunotoxicology

Steven D. Holladay
November 15, 2004

Despite rapidly increasing interest in developmental immunotoxicology, there is not yet a textbook focused on this hot area of research. Developmental Immunotoxicology fills the void with overviews of immune system development in experimental animal and human models, and discusses the complex...

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma: Mycosis Fungoides and Sezary Syndrome

Herschel S. Zackheim
October 28, 2004

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a general term for many lymphomas of the skin including mycosis Fungoides and Sezary syndrome. This book presents the state of the art in CTCL epidemiology, clinical features, pathology, immunochemistry, diagnostic molecular techniques, staging and prognosis, and...

Latex Intolerance: Basic Science, Epidemiology, and Clinical Management

Mahbub M. U. Chowdhury
September 29, 2004

This comprehensive, definitive, and long overdue reference deals specifically with all the manifestations of latex intolerance including irritation, allergic contact dermatitis, and contact urticaria. Each chapter presents the latest research in skin irritation, contact dermatitis, and contact...

CTLA-4 in Autoimmune Disease

Flemming Pociot
May 24, 2004


Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD): Clinical Medicine and Molecular Cell Biology

David Cooper, Meena Upadhhyaya
April 22, 2004

Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is a genetic disorder involving slowly progressive muscle degeneration in which the muscles of the face, shoulder blades and upper arms are among the most severely affected. It is the third most common inherited muscular dystrophy, affecting 1 in 20,000...

Atlas of Cell Organelles Fluorescence

Elli Kohen, Rene Santus, Joseph G. Hirschberg, Nuri Ozkutuk
December 29, 2003

Containing over 150 original photomicrographs accompanied by protocol information, Atlas of Cell Organelles Fluorescence delineates organelles’ structures, interaction, and organization into complexes. It provides a collection that shows living cells under physiopathological conditions and in the...


Frank Brombacher
July 08, 2003

Summarizes recent findings and emerging models on the biological role of interleukin-13. Discusses the emergence of IL-13 and its various roles in tumor immunosurveillance and also its detrimental role during various disease states. For resarchers....

The Molecular Pathology of Autoimmune Diseases

Argyrios N Theofilopoulos, Constantin A. Bona
December 06, 2002

Remarkable advances have been made in the pathogenesis of autoimmunity, such as with bone marrow transplantation, which is becoming a powerful strategy in treating certain life-threatening diseases. The Molecular Pathology of Autoimmune Diseases is a concise and centralized resource for information...

Introduction to Immunocytochemistry

J.M. Polak and S. Van Noorden, Dame Julia Polak, Susan Van Noorden
June 15, 2002


Immunology of Ocular Tumors

M. Jager, B.R. Ksander, M. Zierhut
January 01, 2002

The eye and the ocular adnexa may give rise to over three hundred histologically different tumors - by far the largest tumor variety of the human body. However, the immunological behavior of these tumors has only been explored in some cases, although it is well established that the eye is an...

Immune Interferon: Properties and Clinical Applications

Roumen G. Tsanev, Ivan Ivanov
November 28, 2001

Now for the first time, one comprehensive book summarizes and analyzes the numerous scientific papers and reviews covering selected aspects of the structure, biological activities, and clinical effects of immune interferon, also known as interferon-gamma(IFN-gamma). Immune Interferon: Properties...

Immunopharmacology: Strategies for Immunotherapy

Shakti N. Upadhyay
September 14, 2000

The consequences of diseases involving the immune system now appear to have much wider impact on health care and management. Even though over the last decade, our understanding of the basic immunological mechanisms underlying various diseases has increased considerably, the application of these...