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Systemic Autoimmunity

1st Edition

P. E. Bigazzi
August 30, 1991

Surveys the biotechnologically influenced advances in the understanding of systemic autoimmune disorders, highlighting recent research using cell biology and biochemistry, the cloning of immune cells, recombinant DNA, and molecular genetics. Among the topics are the role of complement in inflammatio...

Immunochemistry of Solid-Phase Immunoassay

1st Edition

John E. Butler
July 23, 1991

Immunochemistry of Solid-Phase Immunoassay fills a niché in the field of immunoassay and immunology. Although solid-phase immunoassay constitutes a major technology in biology and medicine, there is no comprehensive source devoted to the immunochemical principles involved. As a result, this book...

Avian Cellular Immunology

1st Edition

Jagdev M. Sharma
November 21, 1990

Knowledge regarding avian cellular immunity has expanded rapidly within the last few years and new information continues to accumulate. It is now a well-established fact that cell-mediated immunity plays a major role in the defense against neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases in chickens. The...

Inflammatory Cells and Mediators in Bronchial Asthma

1st Edition

Devendra K. Agrawal, Robert G. Townley
October 24, 1990

Inflammatory Cells and Mediators in Bronchial Asthma provides reviews and summaries regarding state-of-the-art articles that examine the role of various inflammatory cells and their mediators in the pathogenesis of asthma. Topics include pharmacological and biochemical regulation of the airways;...

Autoimmune Diseases of the Endocrine System

1st Edition

Robert Volpe'
October 05, 1990

This book is a comprehensive, easy-to-read discussion of the organ-specific autoimmune endocrine diseases emphasizing new contributions and trends for research and management. It begins with a brief chapter introducing the general principles of immunology, followed by discussions covering topics...


1st Edition

Thomas Rogers
October 15, 1989

Our understanding of the intricate nature of the immune response on both a cellular and molecular level has both contributed to and benefited from the work of immunopharmacologists. An increasing number of immunologists have become interested in agents which exert selective effects on the immune...

Adoptive Cellular Immunotherapy of Cancer

1st Edition

H. C. Stevenson
July 17, 1989


Color Atlas of Dermatoimmuno Histocytology

1st Edition

June 30, 1989

More than 25 years have elapsed since the first application of immunofluorescent techniques in dermatology. These techniques have shed light on many problems concerning skin disorders. Microorganisms, antigens and antibodies, complements and enzymes have been observed in both intracellular and...

Brucellosis: Clinical and Laboratory Aspects

1st Edition

Edward J. Young, Michael J. Corbel
May 31, 1989

Fourteen brucellosis experts from seven countries discuss the history, epidemiology, microbiology, immunology, diagnosis, treatment, and control of brucellosis in animals and man. Edited by members of the World Health Organization's Expert Committee on Brucellosis, this text is the first...

Nickel and the Skin: Immunology and Toxicology

1st Edition

Howard I. Maibach, Torkil Menne
April 30, 1989

This publication serves as a guide to medical doctors and dentists in the evaluation and management of problems related to nickel allergy. The chemistry, analysis, and monitoring of nickel is explored. Recent advances in the immunology of nickel are dis-cussed. Additionally, sensitization assays...

Immunohistology in Diagnostic Pathology

1st Edition

J. Charles Jennette
November 30, 1988

The advantages and disadvantages of each immunostaining technique are discussed in this informative and useful text. Immunofluorescence and immunoenzyme staining procedures, including acquisition of reagents, tissue preparation, quality control and methodological trouble shooting, are highlighted....

CRC Handbook of Animal Models for the Rheumatic Diseases, Volume I

1st Edition

Robert A. Greenwald, Herbert S. Diamond
September 30, 1988

Detailed methods of the most widely used and best established animal models and related approaches to the study of rheumatic diseases and their treatment are presented in this major reference book. The detailed description of each model allows the reader to select the model most appropriate for...