Cytokines and the Brain book cover

Cytokines and the Brain

Hardbound, 608 Pages

Published: May 2008

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-53041-7


  • I. HistoryThe history of Neuroimmune Biology:II. Cytokines and in the brain;A.Cytokines, their receptors and signal transduction in the brain;Cytokine Receptors in the Brain; Interleukin-1 and Corticotropin Releasing Factor Receptors in the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis;Brain interleukin-1â expression and action in the absence of neuropathology;Interleukin 1â signal transduction via the sphingomyelin pathway in brain cells;Blood-brain barrier transport of cytokines;B. Cytokines in brain physiologyCytokines in synaptic function;Interleukin-2 as a Neuroregulatory Cytokine;Cytokines and Extracellular Matrix Remodeling in the Central Nervous System; Acidic fibroblast growth factor, a satiety substance, variegated physiological significance; Cytokines and Sleep; C. Chemokines in the brain; Chemokines, their receptors and significance in brain function;IV. Immune response in the brain;Immune and inflammatory responses in the CNS: modulation by astrocytes;Immune Response in the Brain: Glial Response and Cytokine Production;V. Cytokines in pathophysiological brain responses;A. Brain-immune interactionLymphocytes and adrenergic sympathetic nerve system: the role of cytokines;Cytokines in Neural Signaling to the Brain;Interleukin-2 gene expression in CNS cells after stress and antigen application;Sex hormones and cytokines in CNS pathology and repair;Involvement of brain cytokines in stress-induced immunosuppression;Neuroprotective Effects of Inflammation in the Nerves System;VI. Disease;Brain Response to Endotoxin; Cytokines in Demyelinating Disease;The Cytokines and Depression Hypothesis: An Evaluation;Clinical Relevance: Cytokines in Alzheimer’s Disease;VII. Cytokines and behaviour;Cytokines and immune-related behaviors;The production and effects of cytokines depend on brain lateralization;


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