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Eosinophils in Health and Disease

Written and edited by leaders in the field, Eosinophils in Health and Disease provides immunology researchers and students with a comprehensive overview of current thought and cutting-edge eosinophil research, providing chapters on basic science, disease-specific issues, therapeutics, models for study and areas of emerging importance. Despite an explosion of discovery in this area over the last decade, this is the only up-to-date resource on eosinophils and eosinophilia exists. This full-color volume provides an essential collection of world class information that is a must-have for any immunologist’s workbench or bookshelf.

Audience

Researchers, clinical investigators and advanced students in the fields of immunology, autoimmunity, asthma and allergy research and cell biology.

Hardbound, 678 Pages

Published: November 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-394385-9

Contents

  • Dedication

    Preface

    I Historical Overview and Perspective

    II Evolutionary Origins of Eosinophils

    III Eosinophil Structure

    IV Ex Vivo Models for the Study of Eosinophils

    V Eosinophilopoeisis

    VI Eosinophil Trafficking

    VII Eosinophil Signal Tranduction

    VIII Eosinophil Secretory Functions

    IX Eosinophils and anti-Pathogen Host Defense

    X Anti-fungal host defense

    XI Eosinophils as Regulators of Physiological Homeostasis

    XII Eosinophil cell-cell communication

    XIII Eosinophil-mediated Tissue Remodeling and Fibrosis

    XIV The Roles of Eosinophils in Human Diseases

    XV Eosinophils and Disease: Animal models of human pathology

    XVI Anti-eosinophil therapeutics

    XVII Emerging Concepts

    Conclusions

    Acknowledgements

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