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Avian Cellular Immunology

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

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

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...


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

H. C. Stevenson
July 17, 1989


Color Atlas of Dermatoimmuno Histocytology

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

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

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

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

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...

Handbook of Immunoblotting of Proteins, Volume II

Ole J. Bjerrum, Niels H. H. Heegaard, M.D.
April 30, 1988

This volume provides complete details of the various immunoblotting procedures. It serves as the researcher's companion in the laboratory, with detailed, step by step descriptions and ready-to-use recipes. All technical aspects and important experimental applications are thoroughly described.Volume...

Monoclonal Antibodies: A Manual of Techniques

Heddy Zola
July 31, 1987

This book describes, in detail, tested techniques for the produc-tion and use of monoclonal antibodies. It covers those aspects of interest to all scientists working with monoclonal antibodies and presents methods in a step-by-step format for easy refer-ence. The text serves as a laboratory manual;...