Essentials of Mucosal Immunology

Edited by

  • Martin Kagnoff, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
  • Hiroshi Kiyono, University of Alabama, Birmingham, U.S.A. and Osaka University, Japan

Essentials of Mucosal Immunology presents basic concepts as well as new and exciting advances in mucosal immunology and inflammation, the development of mucosal vaccines, and the role of the immune system in mucosal disease. Specific chapters highlight novel approaches to the treatment of autoimmune disease, including the use of oral tolerance; approaches to and vectors for new vaccines; and current concepts in mucosal inflammation and its role in inflammatory bowel disease and ulcer disease.
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Book information

  • Published: July 1996
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-394330-9


"...Marty Kagnoff and Hiro Kiyono have put together an excellent book on mucosal immunology. The contributors of the 40 chapters are eminent, and by and large they have done a good job. I would advise all those interested in mucosal immunology to buy this book."
--T. T. MacDonald, GUT, 1997.

Table of Contents

Antigen Processing and Presentation in Mucosal Associated Tissues. Role of Epithehelial Cells in Mucosal Immunity. Mucosal T Lymphocytes and Lymphocytes Migration. Mucosal Inflammation. Mucosal Infection. Mucosal Vaccines.